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The Challenge of Keeping Hazardous Consumer Products Off the Market

Nov 24, 2014 Analysis

New audit report highlights Consumer Product Safety Commission’s struggle to respond to emerging risks.

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Treasury Agency Struggles to Change Paper Money

Nov 12, 2014 News

Recent GAO report exposes difficulties in accommodating paper money to meet the needs of the visually impaired.

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What are the Effects of State Voter Identification Laws?

Oct 30, 2014 Analysis

A recent GAO report investigates how ID requirements impact voter turnout.

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GAO Recommends Improved Oversight of Information Technology Contracts

Sep 18, 2014 Analysis

Government audit examines six federal agencies’ oversight of IT contractors.

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Hundreds of Recent Final Rules Are Technically Unlawful

Sep 15, 2014 Opinion

Agencies apparently fail to comply with a mandatory reporting requirement for many federal regulations.

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GAO Says Congressional Review Act Not Triggered by Proposed Rules

Sep 3, 2014 News

Congressional watchdog declares that proposed regulations are not subject to CRA.

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Achieving Procedural Fairness in Black Lung Benefits Hearings

Aug 14, 2014 Opinion

Black lung disease is increasing, but fewer miners can successfully claim benefits.

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GAO Advises Congress on Climate Change

Aug 12, 2014 News

Official from oversight agency recommends greater effort to protect federal facilities from climate change damage.

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The Effect of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Jun 18, 2014 Analysis

Scholar worries that pay gap between financial industry and regulators may lead to regulatory failure.

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Enforcement and Regulatory Governance

Jun 16, 2014 Opinion

Environmental regulators need to take a more holistic approach to improve compliance.

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