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What GAO Found Fiscal year 2013 sequestration reduced funding to selected components of federal agencies and their program partners—such as state and local governments—that assist in carrying out agency missions.
What GAO FoundGAO found that airport operators, government officials, real estate developers, and other regional stakeholders are taking actions consistent with five factors when pursuing airport-centric development (development on the airport property to enhance the airport's nonaeronautical revenue...
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 congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Customs Service's implementation of blue ribbon panel recommendations concerning allegations of corruption and mismanagement by Customs employees.
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.