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Need to strengthen financial accountability to the Congress, Smithsonian Institution

United States. General Accounting Office

Need to strengthen financial accountability to the Congress, Smithsonian Institution

report of the Comptroller General of the United States.

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smithsonian Institution -- Finance.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11.S8 U553
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2, v, 110 p. ;
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4690293M
    LC Control Number77601765

    of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building and later oversaw the construction and facility management of the Library’s John Adams and James Madison Memorial buildings in and , respectively. Congress transferred responsibility for the Capitol Hill facilities . That is the purpose of Smithsonian, actually, is to do research, and if research is not to be continued, I would hope it would be from another institution that the research was taken away because that has been the Smithsonian's job, that has been its function, and it has been outstanding in the field of research.

      Whistleblower reward laws work, and they work remarkably well. Congress, the executive branch of government, and the business community should enact, support, and nurture strong whistleblower reward programs. Since , Congress has increasingly relied on whistleblower reward laws to incentivize and protect employees who risk their careers to disclose violations of law.((In , Author: Stephen M. Kohn. Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year How This Report Is Organized. This Fiscal Year Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) presents the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (the EEOC or agency) program results and financial management and identifies management challenges. Agency efforts in each of these areas are summarized below.

      Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History and the National Archives and Records Administration Foundation. The Commission anticipates this work will provide baseline understanding and a path forward to guide America history and civics education program - ming throughout the nation. Senate Oversight Highlights Week of April 9, “It is the proper duty of a representative body to look diligently into every affair of government and to talk much about what it sees. It is meant to be the eyes and the voice, and to embody the wisdom and will of its constituents. ”.


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