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Gao loses in quarters of US jr golf - ‎18 hours ago‎
Cebuano golfer Wei Wei Gao bowed out of the quarterfinals of the US Junior Amateur Match Play as he flubbed a 2-up lead and lost to American Eugene Hong on Friday at the The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tennessee.
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GAO: Number of Patent Suits Up More Than 150% Since 2007, Majority Are Tech-Related

Morning Consult - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The number of patent lawsuits filed in U.S. district courts climbed from 2,000 in 2007 to more than 5,000 last year, and the majority of those were related to tech patents, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Wednesday.

GAO says feds should strengthen federal-land methane accounting

The Hill - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The BLM is working on a new regulation to reduce methane emissions, which it expects to clear up many of the problems the GAO report found. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, used the report to ...

GAO To Release Probe on Aviation Fuel Fraud Law

Aviation International News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is expected to release its study shortly on the amount of tax revenue diverted from the aviation trust fund as a result of a decade-old “fuel fraud” law.

GAO Bid Protest Reform

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Debates in Washington over expenditures associated with military-related bid protests are fueling new legislation that could curtail protest efforts.
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Gao protest turns deadly as Malian army opens fire

FRANCE 24 - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Malian soldiers opened fire on anti-government demonstrators in the northern city of Gao on Tuesday, killing three and wounding at least 31, two doctors at a hospital that received the bodies told Reuters.

GAO on Drug Shortages: FDA's Prioritization of Generic Injectable ANDAs is Helping

Regulatory Focus - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
As the number of new drug shortages has generally decreased since 2011, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) said that although it cannot establish a causal link, the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) prioritization of reviewing hundreds ...

VA seeks assistance after GAO raises interoperability concerns

Bloomberg Government (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
GAO cited a September 2015 report prepared by Mitre Corp. for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Alliance to Modernize Health Care, which found that VistA development had been delayed and the system was “in danger of becoming obsolete.

US Could Better Protect Honey Bees, GAO Says

About - News & Issues - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In 2014, a presidential task force assigned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to work together to protect the nation's declining population of honey bees.

Jimmy Gao: Perspective of the RNC from creator of Phila High's Young Republicans Club

Times Reporter - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
We asked Jimmy Gao, who started the New Philadelphia High School Young Republicans Club, to share his experience from the National Republican Convention in Cleveland.

Wiedmer: As Gao and other juniors again prove, golf's gone global

Chattanooga Times Free Press - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
"We don't have coaches like so many kids do in the United States," the elder Gao said Tuesday afternoon, just after Wei Wei finished stroke play at the U.S.

GAO Decision Shows How To (and How Not To) Recover Protest Costs

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Winning a bid protest at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is hard. GAO's statistics say that only 12% of all protests filed last year were sustained.

GAO: Extent of Unauthorized Grazing Unknown

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog) - ‎Jul 10, 2016‎
"Agency field staff told us that unauthorized grazing can severely degrade the range under certain conditions, such as drought, and also told us of other effects, such as creating conflicts between the agencies' staff, ranchers, and other stakeholders ...

Pentagon's Quest for Single IT Architecture Needs Work, Says GAO - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
In interviews over the past year, officials said the department has taken steps to address JIE personnel and security needs, “but it does not have plans in place to address these existing gaps,” GAO wrote. “As a result, DoD risks having a deficient ...

Grant Thornton hires GAO veteran Linda Miller to strengthen Public Sector Fraud Risk Assessment team

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Linda S. Miller has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a director in its Public Sector Fraud Risk Assessment practice.

Wei Wei Gao makes Final Eight in US Junior Match Play, but Pinay golfers stumble

Sports Interactive Network Philippines - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Wei Wei Gao came away with a pair of emphatic victories to crash into the quarterfinals of the US Junior Amateur Match Play at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tennessee on Thursday.

GAO recommends VA rebid medical exam contracts

Tribune-Review - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
“VA made several prejudicial errors in evaluating the proposals for these contracts,” the GAO said in a summary of its decision.

Statement Regarding Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military Members

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger today issued this statement in response to Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military ...

GAO report: US made $136.7 billion of improper payments in 2015

The Denver Post - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
WASHINGTON - In fiscal year 2015, the federal government made $136.7 billion of improper payments, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.

Rep. King Calls for Update of GAO Credit Union Study

ABA Banking Journal (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) today wrote to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) urging Congress to update a previous Government Accountability Office study on the tax-exempt status and membership practices of credit unions.