The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) works to improve the performance of federal programs established to benefit the citizens of the United States. It is responsible for both financial and performance audits of government programs and, according to their web site advises "Congress and the heads of executive agencies about ways to make government more efficient, effective, ethical, equitable and responsive."
Browse GAO reports on their web site by date, topic, or agency.
Example GAO Summary Report - Elder Justice: More Federal Coordination and Public Awareness Needed - June 10, 2013
Search Library databases for journal articles or books written about specific government programs. Enter the name of the program in quotation marks to search by the title of the program.