Tag: GAO

Travel & Public Transit

Senators push GAO to study barriers to accessible rural transit

April 28, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to examine the barriers to providing accessible public transit to residents in rural areas. U.S. Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), John Fetterman (D-PA), Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Elizabeth […]

Impact & Regulations

GAO to Congress: It’s time to standardize e-commerce sales taxes

November 21, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Consumers are used to paying sales taxes in their local stores. Within the past few years, many started paying taxes on items bought online as well. The collection of sales tax on e-commerce purchases is referred to “economic nexus.” According […]

Impact & Regulations

U.S. needs better mechanisms to oversee funding of CCS projects, GAO warns

December 27, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

According to GAO, the Department of Energy has invested $1.1 billion since 2009 in 11 projects to show how carbon dioxide emissions from coal-power and industrial facilities could be captured and stored. Initially, DOE committed to eight coal projects, mostly […]