Love is a complicated concept. Artists, poets, and everyone else have struggled forever trying to express those challenging ideas that are often so hard to decipher.
We at GAO know a thing or two about taking complex ideas and making them understandable and actionable.
Today we launched a new website and we’re pretty excited about it.
We hope the new website will help us better communicate and share the results of our work with you and help you get easier access to information about issues you care about.
Developing and bringing a new drug to market is a lengthy and expensive process. Only about 1 in 10,000 chemical compounds that are tested makes it through the research and development pipeline and is approved by the FDA.
This process can take 10 to 15 years (and cost between $600 million and $1.
It’s that time of year again—tax filing season. As you prepare to file your tax return, where do you turn for help?
Millions of taxpayers visit irs.gov for information or contact IRS during the filing season either on the phone, in person, or by mail.
2019 was a banner year for GAO podcasts. In addition to launching our new Deep Dig podcast series, we produced more podcasts than ever before—64 in total! In case you didn’t catch them all, today’s WatchBlog features a handful of podcasts from the end of 2019.
The development of cutting-edge technologies is critical to many of the government’s most costly acquisition projects, including new weapons, satellites, nuclear facilities, and homeland security systems. The federal government spends billions of dollars acquiring these technologies.
Continuing our streak, GAO has again been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. This year, we rose to 3rd among mid-size agencies—up one place from last year. We also once again ranked #1 in our support of diversity among mid-size agencies.
Flights delayed or canceled, passengers bumped, family celebrations missed—we’ve all heard the air travel horror stories. What recourse do you have if it happens to you? Well, that can depend on what caused the problem.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words—which is one reason our Watchdogs often snap photos on the audit trail to use as evidence in our reports.
In today’s WatchBlog, we’re highlighting some of the photos that helped to visually represent the results of our work in 2019.