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.
DoD's first ever audit was a failure, but leaders say what's important is that the Pentagon learns from it.
Members of the federal oversight community told House lawmakers Wednesday that would-be whistleblowers need to feel comfortable about reporting wrongdoing at their agencies without fear of retaliation.
The Department of Defense's office of the inspector general was recognized for strides made in employee satisfaction in the last five years.
The DoD IG says he could easily use 100 more employees to keep up with investigations.
The Inspectors General nominations that have been withdrawn include the ones for the Office of Personnel Management, the Defense Department, and the Social Security Administration.
The White House issued a redone version of its temporary travel and immigration ban from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
With the the chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board resigning in less than a week, employees appealing their disciplinary actions will have to be patient as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump to appoint at least one member for a quorum.
Three agency inspectors general say the ongoing presidential transition won't sway their work overseeing federal agencies. They also advised the procurement industry to make documents and individuals more accessible during audits.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, President Barack Obama has nominated Glenn Fine as the new Defense Department inspector general.
The DoD IG has been posting public summaries or redacted versions of its classified or “for official use only” reports — sometimes on the same day the full versions are released to the folks with security clearances.
The Pentagon’s acting inspector general blames chronic underfunding for extensive delays in its investigations into whistleblower reprisal claims, which averaged about 300 days in 2015.
The Project on Government Oversight is accusing the DoD Inspector General of “systemic weaknesses and apparent cultural aversion to whistleblowers.” DoD IG said that is just not the case.
Rymer said he will return to work in the financial services industry after having spent more than nine years as an inspector general at three federal agencies.