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What GAO Found A total of $3.2 trillion in spending authority and permanent appropriations was reported in fiscal year 2015; an increase of 88 percent from fiscal year 1994 adjusted for inflation in fiscal year 2015 dollars. Fiscal year 1994 was the last year included in GAO's prior work.
What the Participants Said During the GAO-sponsored forum, panelists discussed the following topics related to analytics to address improper payments, including fraud: ► Opportunities for Collaboration Collaboration between the government, private sector, public–private partnerships, and academia...
What GAO Found Twenty civilian federal entities reported they have at least one statutory authority that allows them to dispose of federally owned buildings under their control. Fifteen entities reported the authority to retain proceeds from building disposals.