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Government Accountability Office (GAO) Podcast: Watchdog Report

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Rank #105 in Government category

Government
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Featuring interviews with GAO officials on significant issues and new reports, the Watchdog Report is recorded, hosted, and produced by GAO staff.

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Featuring interviews with GAO officials on significant issues and new reports, the Watchdog Report is recorded, hosted, and produced by GAO staff.

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Whole of government approach

By cmcbrooks312 - Nov 22 2019
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You hear this term, yet it’s pretty abstract. These short GAO podcasts provide a good inside view of what GAO is recommending. It’s up to us taxpayers to clamour for more action to respond to their recommendations.

Excellent Resource on GAO

By SarahCece2017 - Mar 25 2017
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This podcast is an excellent resource on government operations and the impact on taxpayers and consumers. Each podcast gets to the bottom line of GAO reports.

iTunes Ratings

45 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
5
2
0
1

Whole of government approach

By cmcbrooks312 - Nov 22 2019
Read more
You hear this term, yet it’s pretty abstract. These short GAO podcasts provide a good inside view of what GAO is recommending. It’s up to us taxpayers to clamour for more action to respond to their recommendations.

Excellent Resource on GAO

By SarahCece2017 - Mar 25 2017
Read more
This podcast is an excellent resource on government operations and the impact on taxpayers and consumers. Each podcast gets to the bottom line of GAO reports.

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Government Accountability Office (GAO) Podcast: Watchdog Report

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Featuring interviews with GAO officials on significant issues and new reports, the Watchdog Report is recorded, hosted, and produced by GAO staff.

Electric Grid Cybersecurity

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In this episode, we talk about the cybersecurity risks to the nation's electric grid.

Sep 25 2019

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Defending Against Cyber Attacks

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How prepared is the federal government for a cyber attack?

Jul 25 2019

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Protecting Nursing Home Residents From Abuse

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We look at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' role in protecting nursing home residents from abuse.

Jul 23 2019

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Religious-Based Hate Crimes on College Campuses

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Religious-based hate crimes are on the rise on college campuses. We discuss what federal agencies are doing about it.

Oct 28 2019

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FEMA's Wildfire Response and Recovery

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We're talking about FEMA's response and recovery efforts for wildfires, and the unique challenges they present.

Oct 09 2019

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Disaster Resilience Framework

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We're discussing GAO's Disaster Resilience Framework, a guide for mitigating the effects of future natural disasters.

Oct 23 2019

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Are Federal Agencies Following Information Security Law?

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We discuss a GAO report looking into the requirements federal agencies must follow to safeguard information.

Jul 26 2019

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Student Parents and Federal Student Aid

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We discuss the federal programs available for college students who are raising children.

Sep 12 2019

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Medicare Plan Finder Website

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Hear what we found after reviewing a website designed to help Americans choose Medicare coverage.

Jul 30 2019

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Imported Seafood Safety

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This episode explores FDA's role in ensuring the safety of our imported seafood.

Dec 06 2019

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Improving Naval Shipyards

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GAO reports on the ability of Navy shipyards to keep up with maintenance schedules.

Nov 25 2019

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Climate Change Strategies

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Hear about federal approaches to climate change and climate resilience.

Nov 22 2019

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Hospice Providers Oversight

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More than 80 percent of families said that they were satisfied with the hospice that cared for their loved one, but we know that some hospices could do better.

Nov 14 2019

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Irrigated Agriculture and Water Conservation

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As irrigation technologies and practices evolve, we talk about what it means for water usage.

Nov 12 2019

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Childhood Obesity

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We cover government strategies for tackling childhood obesity

Nov 12 2019

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Watchdog Report: Deep Dig - The 2020 Census

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We're debuting a new edition of our podcasts called Watchdog Report: Deep Dig. We'll dig deeper into some of our bigger topics and issues. And you'll hear stories from the people behind GAO's work. The focus of this first episode is the 2020 Census.

Nov 06 2019

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Religious-Based Hate Crimes on College Campuses

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Religious-based hate crimes are on the rise on college campuses. We discuss what federal agencies are doing about it.

Oct 28 2019

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Offshore Oil and Gas Leases

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In this episode, we talk about how Department of Interior leases offshore oil and gas areas.

Oct 24 2019

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Disaster Resilience Framework

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We're discussing GAO's Disaster Resilience Framework, a guide for mitigating the effects of future natural disasters.

Oct 23 2019

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FEMA's Wildfire Response and Recovery

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We're talking about FEMA's response and recovery efforts for wildfires, and the unique challenges they present.

Oct 09 2019

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Protecting Veterans from Financial Exploitation

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What is being done to protect veterans from scams?

Oct 03 2019

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International Podcast Day

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In honor of International Podcast Day, we're talking about one of our favorite subjects - the Watchdog Report podcast.

Sep 30 2019

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Electric Grid Cybersecurity

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In this episode, we talk about the cybersecurity risks to the nation's electric grid.

Sep 25 2019

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Federal Oversight of Reverse Mortgages

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We're talking about reverse mortgages, an increase in defaults, and the Federal Housing Administration.

Sep 25 2019

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Alternatives to Animal Use in Research

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This episode looks at federal efforts to promote alternative research methods that don't use animals.

Sep 24 2019

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Student Parents and Federal Student Aid

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We discuss the federal programs available for college students who are raising children.

Sep 12 2019

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Airport Terminal Area Safety

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We take a look at FAA's role in the safety of our nation's airport terminals.

Sep 10 2019

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Income and Wealth Disparities through Old Age

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Do income and wealth disparities continue through old age? If so, what effects can that have?

Sep 09 2019

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State's Foreign Assistance Act Compliance

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The Department of State is responsible for reporting on their foreign funding allocations each year to Congress. But are they hitting their reporting deadline?

Sep 09 2019

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