The General Services Administration does a decent job of meeting cost and schedules for new buildings and remodeling projects, but it fails to make note of when the costs or schedules are revised.
Federal Protective Service was formerly housed in the General Services Administration, and has been part of the Department of Homeland Security for 15 years. Yet it doesn’t seem to quite fit anywhere.
The General Services Administration approves the technologies and the vendors and the White House sets the parameters for the security of federal facilities. But GAO says upgrades aren’t happening quickly enough.
Auditors at the Government Accountability Office wonder where will the money come from?
By August, the postal task force the White House stood up in April is expected to send its recommendations to President Donald Trump.
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GAO said Veterans Affairs’ policies and risk management has not kept up with the evolution of security for many federal buildings.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), says a bill is being drafted to address Postal Service reforms. The reforms include addressing the mandate to pre-fund health retiree benefits, as well as merging the USPS Board of Governors and the Postal Regulatory Commission.
Democrats and Republicans both agree the Postal Service needs congressional help to better its budget, but getting there is a tougher problem.
Part of ”The Need for the Next Generation” special report, GAO explains how the watchdog agency re-imagined its brand and recruiting methods to become a highly competitive agency for young people to work for.