GAO’s reports and testimonies give Congress, federal agencies, and the public timely, fact-based, non-partisan information that can improve government operations and save taxpayers billions of dollars.
Nonprofit organizations, such as the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), play an important role in providing a wide range of public services. To provide these services, these organizations rely on funding through federal grants and contracts, among other sources.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has estimated that a potential gap between future needs and current spending for wastewater infrastructure of $150 billion to $400 billion could occur over the next decade.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compiled a list of the federal and state laws that apply to California businesses of different sizes, and selected two industries within that state to illustrate compliance with selected laws, focusing on the: (1) requirements of federal and state laws affecting...