Commerce IG deems GAO staffing higher priority than OTA

Citing the Government Accountability Office’s plans to increase its capacity to conduct science and technology audits later this year, the┬áCommerce Department’s…

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Oversight.gov scores funding in 2019 spending bill; DHS gets less for FEMA HQ

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Vacant positions, vacant buildings and a very merry fiscal year

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Michael Horowitz

IG community looks to put ‘teeth behind the bark’ with subpoena power

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Michael Horowitz, Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

New inspector general website allows public to oversee watchdog work

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz says the hope is to spin off a page that looks at disaster assistance funds.

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Michael Horowitz

Trump withdraws nominations for OSC chief, four IGs

The Inspectors General nominations that have been withdrawn include the ones for the Office of Personnel Management, the Defense Department, and the Social…

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Michael Horowitz, Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Inspectors general fear hiring freeze, talk transition miscommunications

Members of the inspectors general community say they are worried about the federal hiring freeze and what it could mean for OIGs efforts to combat waste, fraud and abuse.

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