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What GAO Found According to Pew Research Center, in 2013, some demographic groups relied more on cellphones to access the Internet than others. Those who are young, earn more income, have a graduate degree, or are African American had the highest rate of mobile access.
Federal interagency contract service programs are being used in a wide variety of situations, from those in which a single agency provides limited contracting assistance to an approach in which the provider agency's contracting officer handles all aspects of the procurement.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on government funding and support for the Olympic Games, focusing on: (1) the amount of federal funding and support provided to the 1984 and 1996 Summer Olympic Games, and planned for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, and the types of projects...
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on how foreign governments perform procurement activities that in the United States fall under the responsibility of the General Services Administration's Federal Supply Service (FSS) and Federal Technology Service (FTS).
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined whether the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Services Administration (GSA) are providing the necessary leadership and making sound decisions for managing the federal government's telecommunications.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 28 of the larger Government teleprocessing services contracts representing a broad range of agencies, vendors, and contract types to determine whether there is a Government-wide cost-overrun problem and, if so, what actions could be taken to remedy...