Lawmakers said they still couldn’t recommend the Department of Veterans Affairs’ accountability office as a safe space for whistleblowers, despite VA’s assertions that the organization is slowly improving.
Feds working out there in the nation’s parks and forests face special dangers but agency managers don’t have a good handle on the numbers.
Today’s confirmation hearing for the next inspector general of the Environmental Protection Agency could be a difficult one.
The Treasury Department has launched an enterprisewide dashboard to identify component areas that would be understaffed in a massive wave of retirements.
Current and former members of the federal oversight community say the administration’s treatment of and efforts to identify the whistleblower have put trust in the process for future whistleblowers at risk.
Research from federal agencies served as the springboard for Google’s major breakthrough in quantum computing.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency faces hiring challenges that have constrained its ability to meet its mission.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Commerce Department’s inspector general is running an audit of the bureau’s cybersecurity measures.
Citizenship and Immigration Services attributes a 64% drop in its Freedom of Information Act backlog to a new, end-to-end processing and tracking system it launched back in July. CIS sees the new system as a model for other organizations — or an enterprise system that agencies could tap into.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Government Accountability Office report says four Marine Corps Commands either overspent or underspent at least $5 million on civilian personnel in 2019.
Policy and legal experts say informal guidance can be helpful to agency stakeholders and others but acknowledged instances where the documents have become stand-ins for the official rulemaking process.
While most IGs enjoy a reputation as neutral agency watchdogs, members of the oversight community continue to walk a careful line in staying out of political fights.
More than 1,200 high-performing health care community centers across the country have received federal grants totaling more than $100 million to boost quality improvement.
Orders tell federal agencies they must treat guidance documents as not legally binding, compile them into searchable databases within 120 days.