Agency Oversight

HUD cracks down on old-fashioned corruption, flourishing in NYCHA

Dozens of current and former employees of the New York City Housing Authority were arrested earlier this month, slapped with federal charges of bribery…

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(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. The federal Bureau of Prisons will begin allowing inmates to have visitors again in October, months after visits were suspended at the 122 federal prisons across the U.S. The visitation plan is detailed in an internal memo issued Monday, Aug. 31, and obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

The Bureau of Prisons and the challenges going into 2024

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Whistleblower protection legislation stalls amid congressional chaos

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Pandemic

Beyond finger-pointing: Common sense reform needed to prevent another fraud crisis

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DeJoy says USPS needs to get ‘better faster’ under reform plan, or risk running out of cash

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OMB stands up first online database of all federal programs

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Veterans Homeless Grants

VA sexual harassment investigation recommends firing, recouping bonuses from supervisors

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FILE - A USPS logo adorns the back doors of United States Postal Service delivery vehicles as they proceed westbound along 20th Street from Stout Street and the main post office in downtown Denver, Wednesday, June 1, 2022. USPS is creating a division to handle election mail issues as part of an effort to ensure swift and secure delivery of ballots for the 2022 midterm election, officials said Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

After dismal holiday financials, Congress needs to return to postal policy

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FILE - A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sign stands at the entrance of their offices in Atlanta on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. On Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, the head of nation's top public health agency announced a shake-up of the organization, in a bid to respond to ongoing criticism and try to make it more nimble. (AP Photo/Ron Harris, File)

Nursing homes reveal need for CDC to improve national data reporting site

For nearly 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has operated a data gathering site, called the National Healthcare Safety Network….

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Ron Wyden

Oregon senator urges Biden to fire Social Security IG

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he’s “lost confidence” in Social Security IG Gail Ennis, and is calling on the president…

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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's open to an investigation of  DeJoy after some of DeJoy's former employees said they felt pressured to donate to GOP candidates.(Tom Williams/Pool via AP)

USPS sees $2B loss for quarter, but DeJoy says agency’s best days still ‘in the future’

USPS reported a $2.1 billion net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2024 — more than double its $1 billion net loss for the same period last year.

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