Inspector General


Housing and Urban Development gets a long punch list

From eliminating rats and mold in housing, to managing the agency’s human capital, the Housing and Urban Development inspector general has issued a list…

Read more
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Senate confirmation process lags as leadership vacancies remain

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkGSA, General Services Administration

GSA leadership, IG continue to butt heads over schedule price reasonableness

Read more
FILE - The Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington, April 5, 2009.  The federal Department of Health and Human Services is failing to meet its responsibilities for leading the nation’s response to public health emergencies ranging from the coronavirus pandemic, to extreme weather disasters and even potential bioterror attacks, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog says in a report Thursday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

What good is a clinical trial if nobody knows what the results were?

NIH funds or conducts dozens of medical trials every year. Trials come with statutory requirements to report the results.

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News Networkworkplace diversity

DEIA working group aims for more ‘comprehensive’ IG research

IG offices now have the ability to use a new tagging option when publishing documents to, to flag reports related to DEIA issues.

Read more
FILE - In this March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low. The number of people audited by the IRS last year dropped for the sixth straight year, to just over 1 million. The last time so few people were audited was 2004, when the population was significantly smaller.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS mid-level managers adamant about protecting agency from political influence

The IRS is appearing to engage in politically influenced activities. For how audits are supposed to work, and mainly do, Chad Hooper, president of the Professional Managers Association, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

Read more