House Democrats anticipate a full slate of investigations and oversight actions once they gain the majority in January, but on at least one longstanding issue, the Justice Department’s inspector general has given no indication of whether his office look into the matter.
The Trump administration seeks to cut more than $63 million from the IG offices at five agencies, according to its fiscal 2019 spending plan.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) has proposed moving the 73 federal inspectors general out from under their agencies and into their own independent agency.
Thirteen agencies currently lack a confirmed, permanent IG, and more than 10 of those have been without a permanent IG for more than a year, according to the Project on Government Oversight.
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.
Rep. Gerry Connolly sends letter to GSA’s inspector general to look into why agency officials abandoned plans to consolidate the FBI under one roof.
A just released report from the VA IG office finds six material weaknesses within the agency.
The report highlights four steps IGs must take if they want to embrace a changing government.
IG says its imperative the Peace Corps address areas surrounding planning, implementation and cybersecurity in next fiscal year
The Postal Inspector General found that, in some districts, official time, while legal, got out of hand because it wasn’t managed properly.