United States Government Accounting Office


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n United States Government Accounting Office an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States
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According to the Government Accountability Office, the Congressional Budget Office and every other honest broker in this debate, the United States is hurtling toward an unsustainable national debt debacle.
The Government Accountability Office says the United States should replace $1 dollar bills with coins to save money, according to the Associated Press.
Nearly 10% of drugs administered in the United States come from compound pharmacies, according to a 2003 Government Accountability Office report.
A new report released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office has found weaknesses at the nation's land borders that increase the likelihood terrorists and other undesirable persons and goods could cross into the United States.