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NASA should revise contract termination policy, GAO says

As terminations become more likely due to tightening budgets, GAO said NASA needs to develop more guidance for its acquisition professionals. Cristina Chaplain, director of acquisitions and sourcing management at GAO, spoke with Federal News Radio about the recommendations.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 05:35pm EDT
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The GAO celebrates 90 years!

How will the GAO celebrate a big milestone? We hear from Comptroller General Gene Dodaro

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 02:06pm EDT
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Train hits bus in India, killing 35 after wedding

A train hit a stopped bus at a railway crossing in northern India early Thursday, killing at least 35 people returning from a wedding party, an official said.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 11:52am EDT
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Wednesday Federal Newscast - July 6, 2011

The latest news affecting federal workers and government contractors. Find out what you need to know to start your day.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 08:08am EDT

Bid protests of HHS office space contract sustained

A GAO report recommends that GSA review the criteria it used for HHS office space bid.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 07:28pm EDT

GAO: How to better implement new projects

Lisa Shames is director of natural resources and environment at the Government Accountability Office and shares tips for your agency.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 03:54pm EDT
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GAO: Bureau of Diplomatic Security not ready for role in Iraq

Jess Ford is Director of International Affairs and Trade at GAO.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 05:35pm EDT
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GAO: Guam military hub to cost $23.9B

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 04:12pm EDT

GAO: DHS, HHS threat planning can be better coordinated

Building your relationship with other agencies. Get advice from GAO's Marsha Crosse, director of Health Care Issues.

Monday - 06/27/2011, 06:30pm EDT
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GAO targets duplication, redundancy in agencies

The administration's government reorganization efforts are underway. Federal News Radio spoke with Pat Dalton, chief operating officer at GAO, about duplication and redundancy in the federal government.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:56pm EDT
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GAO: DoD cybersecurity falls short

The Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department needs to step up its cybersecurity training.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:53pm EDT

"Operation Chain Reaction" cracks down on counterfeits

A coalition of government agencies will target counterfeit parts posing a danger to the armed services and the public.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 09:41am EDT
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GAO: DoD missing keys to good procurement

Designing requirements for a big procurement at DoD involves three main elements: cost, schedule, and performance objectives. GAO's Mike Sullivan told Federal News Radio that DoD continues to struggle in those areas.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:19pm EDT
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GAO: Pentagon missing acquisition link

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 06:37pm EDT
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GAO to reaffirms right to hear task order protests

Even though the legislative authority expired in May, GAO determined it still can decide task order complaints because of the Competition in Contracting Act.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 07:57am EDT
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Radiation detection feeling a gas pinch too

Energy sells helium-3 faster than NNSA can collect it. What this means, and why it's a problem, is explained for us by GAO's Dr. Timothy Persons.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 10:08am EDT
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NRC's $252M Dell IT contract survives protest

This is the largest technology services contract ever from the agency.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 07:31am EDT

Tips to get "Ticket to Work" on the road

Find out what changes The Social Security Administration needs to make to one of its programs. Daniel Bertoni is the director of education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues at GAO.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 07:03pm EDT
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DoD clearance success paves way for future

Management leaders in the Defense Department said a dogged and determined end-to-end examination of the government's complex security clearance processes got that topic off of GAO's high risk list this year. That approach is coming to the rest of DoD's back office operations.

Wednesday - 06/08/2011, 07:23am EDT
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New industry guidance for securing Smart Grid

Learn more in today's Cybersecurity Update

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 08:30am EDT
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