While a governmentwide IG council promises regular updates to the website, government transparency advocates say the platform, in its current state, gives them few options to parse the data for greater accountability.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Retting told congressional staff that 100 agency employees had contracted the coronavirus, and four have died.
President Donald Trump said his administration won’t approve a $10 billion loan to USPS guaranteed under the CARES Act unless the agency first agrees to take his advice.
Congress has approved nearly $3 trillion to keep government services and the economy running during the coronavirus pandemic, but standing up the layers of oversight into that spending has gone less smoothly.
With the rise of AI and advanced analytics, the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, one of the smaller agencies in the intelligence community, is now finding its niche in a data-centric world.
The Census Bureau’s efforts to get a snapshot of conditions under the pandemic comes a few weeks after calls for Congress to fund a “robust data infrastructure” under the CARES Act went unheeded.
NASA is working on an agency-wide RPA security plan that will give internal systems administrators all the details they need about an unattended bot’s security vetting.
The ruling gives the Postal Service and its regulator more to consider about its future business model, as USPS warns Congress that the coronavirus pandemic has triggered a steep decline in mail the agency “may never fully recover” from.
The new strategy focuses on international cooperation, akin to the U.S.’s agreement on ethical use of artificial intelligence with 40 countries through the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Diversity is only half of the agency’s upcoming workforce strategy. Mirembe Nantongo, one of the State Department’s deputy assistant secretaries in the Bureau of Global Talent Management, said the other half focuses on inclusion.
The Trump administration amid the coronavirus pandemic has urged Congress to extend the timeline for the decennial count.
Postmaster General Megan Brennan warned the House Oversight and Reform Committee last year the Postal Service would run out of cash by 2024 without legislative and regulatory reform. But with a sharp drop in mail…
Former Recovery Board members say the new stimulus oversight panel should use the best available technology, hire the best people and push hard on transparency around where the trillions of dollars are going.
The pandemic board will oversee more than $2 trillion in spending, but recent shakeups in its leadership raise longstanding questions about the independence of these watchdogs.