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What GAO FoundDuring the 3-year period from fiscal year 2009 through 2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Inspector General's (OIG) total budgetary resources decreased by about 8 percent.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on improper payments in light of the projected future growth of federal expenditures, focusing on the: (1) amounts reported by agencies as improper payments in their fiscal year (FY) 1998 financial statements prepared pursuant to the Chief...
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of six independent counsels for the 6 months ended March 31, 1996, focusing on their reliability, internal controls, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of eight independent counsels for the 6 months ended September 30, 1995, focusing on their reliability, internal controls, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.