The Department of Veterans Affairs said standard community care wait times, similar to the metrics it has for its own health services, aren't necessary, especially if it cleans up its own bureaucratic referral and scheduling process.
The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee oversees a bailout about three times as large as what Congress spent on the 2008 recession, but also benefits from advances in data analytics tools that weren’t available to auditors more than a decade ago.
Senior Executive Service members are people who, in theory, are capable of moving into just about any agency to help out. But there are rules to how and when they can be moved around.
Budget forecasting from USPTO's financial management office helped the agency adapt and recover from a sharp downturn in revenue at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
While the nation argues about racial discrimination, another group continues to suffer the slings and arrows of unequal treatment. Namely, pregnant women in the military.
The government's recent track record with huge IDIQ contracts has been spotty at best. Larry Allen says the problems are a sign of the times.
A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September
Agencies are often reassigning members of the Senior Executive Service with little oversight, the Government Accountability Office found. And the Office of Personnel Management, which has the authority to crack down on agencies when they fail to reassign SES members properly, said enforcement isn't a major priority.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is defending operational changes at the Postal Service made before and during his tenure that have been put on hold by several federal judges within the past week.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission wants to make sure the education of staff practitioners doesn't stop because of the pandemic.
The government has trouble acquiring information technology on budget and according to what it hopes to accomplish. When a project starts to go off the rails, the agency simply rebases it.
IGs on the committee continue to send up red flags on COVID-19 spending. SBA's IG office, for example, recently issued management alerts warning of billions of dollars potentially exposed to fraud.
Speaking in favor of the latest iterations of racial sensitivity and inclusion training, the president of the Professional Managers Association Chad Hooper.
A federal judge has ordered USPS to come up with a plan by Oct. 1 to improve on-time mail performance consistent with levels from earlier this year.