Chris Mihm

In this March 18, 2021 photo, the White House is shown in Washington. Five White House staffers have been fired because of their past use of drugs, including marijuana. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday

Biden undoes Trump memo skeptical of agency performance metrics

The Office of Management and Budget will lead “a coordinated approach” to fold agency strategic plans and priority goals into the Biden administration’s…

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(AP Photo/John Raoux)A briefcase of a census taker is seen as she knocks on the door of a residence Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Winter Park, Fla. A half-million census takers head out en mass this week to knock on the doors of households that haven't yet responded to the 2020 census. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Census experts warn ‘extreme truncation’ of 2020 count puts data quality at risk

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2020 Census among new additions to GAO High-Risk List

The Government Accountability Office added three new areas to its biennial High-Risk list this year. It also removed one government initiative from the…

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GAO’s high-risk list not just a to-do list

Being on GAO’s high-risk list isn’t meant to be a life sentence for agencies and programs. The list is a way to encourage agencies to take improvement…

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Chris Mihm: Agencies not following priority goals reporting standards

A 2010 piece of legislation requires federal agencies to measure progress on priority goals with five distinct categories when they report to Congress and the public. But agencies don’t always follow those standards. That’s according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Chris Mihm, managing director for strategic issues at GAO, discussed the report on In Depth with Francis Rose.

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