In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel presents its findings from two investigations involving employee misconduct and negligence at the Veterans Affairs Department.
Breaking with tradition, the Government Accountability Office added the governmentwide security clearance program to the High-Risk List, one year ahead of the scheduled release of its biennial assessment and status report of federal initiatives.
A yearend tribute to guests of the Federal Drive.
The Commerce Department is planning to use U.S. Postal Service workers to help with its 2018 end-to-end tests.
The Census Project warns underfunding the 2020 Census will mean hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of negative state impacts.
Comptroller General Gene Dodaro urges agencies to consider GAO’s management recommendations as they implement their reform plans.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney issued a memo detailing 59 data reporting and other requirements that either are no longer necessary, modified or paused as the first step to making the government more efficient.
Reducing the improper payment rate and making better IT acquisition decisions are among the Government Accountability Office’s top suggestions to find ways to run the government for less. Agencies shoulder much of the work, but Congress also has its role to play.
The Government Accountability Office’s report on reducing agency fragmentation, overlap, and duplication shows the federal government could save tens of billions of dollars — if agencies choose to act on the recommendations and Congress offers its help.
GAO Comptroller Gene Dodaro told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin that the agency’s seen significant progress in getting troubled federal projects off its High-Risk List.