John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss a newly issued high risk list.
At the moment, the Department of Homeland Security has so many top management openings it looks like Swiss cheese.
For a couple of decades, the Government Accountability Office has published its biennial list of high-risk federal programs. To go deeper, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin this week.
Members of Congress may be rude, but the Government Accountability Office, the federal oversight agency, sticks to the facts.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army, Navy and Air Force said they’re establishing a “tenant’s bill of rights” to help military members deal with cases of substandard on-base housing.
The Government Accountability Office has taken two items off its high-risk list, a governmentwide inventory of programs that put agencies on-notice about major threats of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.
The high-risk list, released Wednesday, states efforts to shore up problems with DoD weapons systems acquisition remain “unchanged” since GAO’s last high-risk list in 2017.
Somewhere along the line, annual spending for Medicare and Medicaid hit the $1 trillion mark. More than half is Medicaid.
The Veterans Affairs Department says it’s also eliminated 235 expired directives and 85 percent of outdated manuals in effort to cut red tape.
Looking back on a year of severe hurricanes and wildfires, GSA wants to know how it can best prepare its federal buildings against natural disasters.