Inspectors General may finally be getting some of the transparency they need to be effective

Federal inspectors general are a vital conduits to let Congress and the rest of us know when agencies or public officials have taken a wrong turn. But their work is quite a bit less useful when no one can read it. The House has included several measures intended to increase I-G transparency in its versions of the 2023 appropriations bills, many of them at the urging of the Project on Government Oversight. Joanna Derman is a policy analyst at POGO. She talked with Federal News Network’s Jared Serbu about some of those recommendations.