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Two agency inspectors general got salaries that busted legal limits on political employee pay

The inspectors general for two intelligence agencies were each overpaid by tens of thousands of dollars between 2016 and 2020.

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(U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)In this Feb. 9, 2021 photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group host the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the thousands, U.S. service members are refusing or putting off the COVID-19 vaccine, as frustrated commanders scramble to knock down internet rumors and find the right pitch that will convince troops to take the shot. Some Army units are seeing as few as a third agree to the vaccine, others are higher. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

More vaccination sites staffed by military get up and running

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POGO

Capitol Hill Police issues were documented well before riots

Amelia Strauss, a policy adviser at Demand Progress, has studied the strengths and shortcomings of the Capitol Hill Police since way before the riots.

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VHA cuts FOIA backlog in half, thanks to telework infrastructure

Michael Sarich, FOIA director for the Veterans Health Administration, said “FOIA programs are going to be fine if our people are fine.”

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Michael Horowitz

Legislators look to make Oversight.gov a permanent fixture

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Oversight.gov Authorization Act would formally require the upkeep of the website where users can access all public reports released by agency IGs.

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