Citing the Government Accountability Office’s plans to increase its capacity to conduct science and technology audits later this year, the Commerce Department’s inspector general said staffing up GAO makes more sense than reviving the Office of Technology Assessment.
Gigi Schumm welcomes Kathleen McInnis, an international security specialist at the Congressional Research Service — where she works to help Congress address national security and defense strategy issues.
In March, Congress passed legislation requiring all new Congressional Research Service reports to be posted to the organization’s website.
Decline in congressional support agency staff over time leaves legislators with less capacity to make informed decisions.
Do you know what’s in your federal benefits package? If not you should. Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan will explain why when she joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. May 31, 2017
Pentagon says planning for future contingencies will include contract management from the get-go rather than letting be an afterthought.
A report by the Congressional Research Service finds it’s not clear whether agencies are meeting performance goals set out a June 2011 executive order to make the federal government more efficient and accountable.
A new report found the courts have given presidents wide authority over federal contracting. But CRS finds plenty of examples where executive orders have violated existing law. The CRS study comes as the Senate passes an amendment in the defense authorization bill to prohibit DoD from collecting vendor information on political contributions.
The Congressional Research Service has taken a look at the ”Causes, Processes, and Effects” of shutting down the federal government.
Federal employees are already the target of cost-cutting. Tuesday’s State of the Union address may offer more ideas of how deep the cutting will go.