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May 25, 2017

letter to federal bureau of investigation acting director mr. andrew g. mccabe regarding memorialized communication between former FBI director comey and president trump

May 25, 2017

Improper Payments in the Federal Government: Student Aid

PURPOSE: To evaluate the Department of Education's (the Department) progress towards accurately estimating improper payments and its plans to prevent them in the future.  To examine how the Department recovers overpayments. BACKGROUND: Improper ...

May 24, 2017

Examining ‘Sue and Settle’ Agreements: Part I

PURPOSE: To examine how environmental advocacy groups and federal agencies regulate through consent decrees using citizen lawsuit provisions in environmental laws. To discuss these lawsuits' impact on businesses and landowners, as well as potential long-term solutions. BACKGROUND:

May 23, 2017

Protecting American’s Identities: Examining Efforts to Limit the Use of Social Security Numbers

PURPOSE: To examine efforts by federal agencies to reduce the use of Social Security numbers (SSNs) and the security challenges facing these agencies. BACKGROUND: In 2007, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) required all federal agencies to identify opportunities to reduce ...

May 19, 2017

letter to sallyport global holdings president esposito regarding the balad air base

May 18, 2017

letter to the mayor of houston the honorable sylvester turner regarding the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement

May 18, 2017

letter to the mayor of atlanta the honorable kasim reed regarding the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement

May 18, 2017

letter to the mayor of dallas the honorable mike rawlins regarding the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement

May 18, 2017

letter to the mayor of baltimore the honorable catherine e. pugh regarding the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement

May 18, 2017

letter to the mayor of san francisco the honorable edwin m. lee regarding the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement