TITLE

ABOUT GAO

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/21/2010, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), an independent professional services agency under the legislative branch of the federal government. GAO evaluates how taxpayers' money are spent and offers advice to lawmakers and agency leaders on how to make the government function better. The agency uses a strategic planning and management procedure to achieve its mission.
ACCESSION #
47915035

 

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