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GAO Issues Report on Domestic Violence
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-534) entitled "Domestic Violence: Improved Data Needed to Identify the Prevalence of Brain Injuries among Victims".

The report was sent to Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, chairman, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, chairman, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, chairman, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, ranking member ... Show Full Article

GAO Issues Report on Disability Employment
WASHINGTON, June 12 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-384) entitled "Disability Employment: Hiring Has Increased but Actions Needed to Assess Retention, Training, and Reasonable Accommodation Efforts".

The report was sent to Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York, chairwoman, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, ranking member of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on June 11, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report.

What GAO Found: "Approximately 143,600 persons with disabilities were hired during 2011 through 2015--plus an additional 79,600 ... Show Full Article

GAO Issues Report on Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990
WASHINGTON, June 11 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-538R) entitled "Civil Monetary Penalties: Review of Federal Agencies' Compliance with the 2019 Annual Inflation Adjustment Requirements".

The report was sent to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, chairman, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-New York, chairman, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, on June 10, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report.

What GAO Found: ... Show Full Article