Agency Oversight

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The dome of the U.S. Capitol early Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. The Justice Department is expected to release a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference and President Donald Trump's campaign. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Congress is told, two groups need more accountability and oversight

What does the oil and gas industry have in common with the Capitol Hill Police? Both need a bit more oversight from Congress, according to POGO’s Tim Stretton.

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FILE - In this July 9, 2013, file photo, traffic flows through the main gate past a welcome sign in Fort Hood, Texas. A new study finds that female soldiers at Army bases in Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Kentucky face a greater risk of sexual assault and harassment than those at other posts, accounting for more than a third of all active duty Army women sexually assaulted in 2018. The study by RAND Corporation was released Friday.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Study: Texas bases lead Army posts in risk of sexual assault

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this Spet. 18, 2019, file photo, the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. A Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental reviews for big projects is drawing heavy objections from African American and Latino communities.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

When it comes to pesticides permits, the EPA is supposed to be a stickler for the rules

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(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

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/MC2 Courtney Strahan210609-N-TB080-1001 ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 9, 2021) A rolling airframe missile launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during Tailored ShipÕs Training Availability (TSTA) and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP). Harry S. Truman, with embarked Carrier Air Wing 1, is underway conducting TSTA and FEP to assess their ability to conduct combat missions, support functions and survive complex casualty control situations in preparation for full integration into a carrier strike group.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Courtney Strahan)

Navy considers how to repair multiple battle-damaged ships simultaneously

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(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/iLexx)Naval Research Lab

AI, cloud to bring about ‘next generation’ of GAO oversight

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A mailbox is seen in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

USPS on-time delivery ticks up, but doesn’t cross pre-pandemic threshold

USPS this week reported delivering nearly 88% of first-class mail on time in May. That’s about a 10% increase in performance compared to the second quarter…

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AP/Andrew HarnikFILE - In this July 24, 2019 file photo Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., asks questions to former special counsel Robert Mueller, as he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Lieu an immigrant from Taiwan who is a now a Democratic California congressman has emerged as one of the most confrontational voices against President Donald Trump and his immigration policies. He hopes to use his enhanced profile and aggressive stances to help defeat Trump next year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

These bills would add new responsibilities to agencies, contemplate relocations

A series of bills making their way through Congress look to improve agency cybersecurity, location and contractor relations.

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The Department of Homeland Security plans to ramp up its social media tracking as part of an enhanced focus on domestic violent extremism. The move is a response ding to weaknesses exposed by the deadly Capitol insurrection but also raising longstanding concerns about protecting Americans’ civil liberties. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Customs and Border Protection enhances international cooperation on supply chain security

Customs and Border Protection has expanded a cooperative agreement it’s had for years with the World Business Alliance for Secure Commerce Organization.

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