Robert Goldenkoff, director of strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, talked about preparations for 2020 on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
As the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General continues its work on probes tied to Scott Pruitt’s tenure as EPA administrator, Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the agency, has called on employees to cooperate with the oversight office’s work.
New House Veterans Affairs Technology Modernization Subcommittee Chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.) offered a preview of his oversight plans for VA’s electronic health record initiative.
David Powner left the Government Accountability Office in early August after spending 16 years overseeing federal technology management issues.
The Postal Service posted a $1.5 billion net loss for the third quarter of fiscal 2018, just a day before the White House’s Postal Task Force will deliver its report to President Donald Trump.
The government’s annual spending on grants dwarfs what it spends on contracts by $200 billion. Yet much of the effort devoted to spending transparency leaves out grants.
Michael Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department, said 22 percent of all women and 43 percent of female criminal investigators reported experiencing gender-based discrimination in the department.
The Department of Energy doesn’t discuss nuclear material that has been lost or stolen, nor does it appears to have relatively few accountability measures in place to deal with problems when they happen.
A watchdog report finds contracting officials with the Government Publishing Office mismanaged the awarding of one of its biggest contracts — selecting a vendor to print and mail forms for the upcoming decennial census.
The Office of Inspector General at Health and Human Services has been spending more money and achieving less results for years, according to publicly available documents.
The Air Force’s most high performance jets are also rare birds, as only 187 F-22s were built before the program was curtailed in 2011.
A series of scattered data gathering systems doesn’t help, while the Veterans Affairs Department is inconsistent in how it deals with miscreant employees, especially senior people.
In today’s Federal Newscast, new analysis shows significant regulatory activity has fallen 74 percent since the new team took office.
Yesterday Mike Causey asked people to revisit the ghosts of shutdowns past and remember how they handled the financial and emotional strain. Shutdowns can be traumatic financially, but some feds said they turned them into a vacation.