This week, Michael Binder spoke with Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, with the Government Accountability Office.
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government Accountability Office still faces a higher demand for its oversight work.
The Government Accountability Office has released its biennial list of high-risk federal programs. With some of what goes into establishing the list, the head of the GAO, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro.
Federal human capital challenges are the root cause behind two-thirds of the broad topics on the Government Accountability Office's biennial high-risk list. And while GAO removed one program from the list, some areas have regressed.
In today's Federal Newscast, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro implores agencies and Congress to implement what he called 16 concrete recommendations immediately to significantly improve the nation’s response to the current pandemic.
Members of Congress seized on the report's findings as a wake-up call about gaps in the oversight of emergency pandemic spending and pointed to better data-sharing as a way to prevent the problem.
In today's Federal Newscast, the IRS will no longer be giving employees 10-25% pay increase for going into the office during the coronavirus pandemic.
In today's Federal Newscast, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro lays out a litany of changes lawmakers should consider as they update the 1990 CFO Act.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development's independent watchdog has cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any misconduct in connection with the order of a dining room set for his office.
GAO is taking a closer look at whether some of the efforts agencies took during the last shutdown meet the criteria for very narrow exceptions under the Antideficiency Act.
In today's Federal Newscast, Health and Human Services releases 25 ways the agency can improve how it spends taxpayer money.
GAO estimates agencies could save billions of dollars by reducing the number of agency programs with overlapping missions, but the OMB has yet to complete a comprehensive inventory of agency programs nearly a decade after Congress mandated it.
Amid bipartisan concern for recent leadership changes at the Department of Homeland Security, oversight experts advise Congress to make structural changes to staff up the management directorates at DHS.
The Government Accountability Office achieved its optimal workforce capacity this year, but it's still having trouble keeping up with lawmaker requests around new technologies and cybersecurity.