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U.S.Government Watchdog Agencies


U.S. Congressional Research Service

Congressional Research Services reports are prepared upon request from members of Congress and are intended for the use of members of congress. 

U.S. General Accountability Office

A nonpartisan Investigative arm of Congress, charged with examining all matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds.

U.S. Congressional Budget Office

Nonpartisan research agency provides assessments of economic impacts of programs, proposals, etc.

U.S. Inspectors General

There are inspectors general who conduct audits, investigations, and inspections within about 60 Federal agencies.