Don’t expect IGs to settle ‘political fights or policy battles’ following House leadership change

House Democrats anticipate a full slate of investigations and oversight actions once they gain the majority in January, but on at least one longstanding…

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Inspectors general fear staff cuts, less oversight under Trump budget plan

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Person using a futuristic head up display (HUD) interface screen with data and key performance indicators (KPI) for business intelligence (BI) analytics, concept about financial dashboard, technology and virtual reality (VR)

Forward-looking IGs should set sights on data and the people who know how to use it

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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2013 file photo, Schedule 2 narcotics: Morphine Sulfate, OxyContin and Opana are displayed for a photograph in Carmichael, Calif. California doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, that aims to address the scourge of opioid abuse. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Veterans Affairs IG investigating more cases of employees stealing drugs

In today’s Federal Newscast, data discovered by the Associated Press reveals the Veterans Affairs Department Office of Inspector General is looking into…

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Michael Horowitz, Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Inspectors general fear hiring freeze, talk transition miscommunications

Members of the inspectors general community say they are worried about the federal hiring freeze and what it could mean for OIGs efforts to combat waste,…

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Senate committee backs IG community’s pursuit for better records access

The Senate gave the federal watchdogs a shot in the arm this week with the release of a new report that confirmed some long-held concerns within the inspectors general community.

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