COI Resources Topic: Researching & Investigating
Overview of how GAO can support Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people.
Information sheets about GAO’s website and how to connect with GAO.
Getting answers can be hard. This checklist offers different avenues you can take to get the information you need.
Additional resources on congressional oversight complied by the Congressional Research Service.
A primer on what improper payments are.
Audio: Overseeing Improper Payments by Peter Tyler, former Senior Professional Staffer for HSGAC’s Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International SecurityApril 28, 2017
A description of the Presidential transition process as it relates to ethics and conflicts-of-interest reviews.
Audio: Heather Jones, Office of Government Ethics, on Ethics Review Process and Nominee Financial DisclosuresJanuary 6, 2017
A list of ethics and conflicts-of-interest questions that could be asked of nominees.
A tip sheet with basic information about what the Congressional Research Service is and what it does.