Michael Horowitz

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Michael Horowitz

Senators seek ‘guardrails’ on expanded subpoena power for inspectors general

Agency inspectors general are getting closer to gaining the authority to question former federal employees and contractors as part of their investigations.

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House committee passes bill to prevent another Schedule F executive order from happening

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The American flag flies outside of the Justice Department building, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DOJ investigators have mixed reviews of agency’s COVID-19 response, IG says

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Pandemic board gets first permanent chair after Trump’s watchdog shakeup

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Federal prisons are facing threats from drones dropping contraband, surveilling facilities

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IGs on pandemic oversight board warn job well done still means billions in fraud

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A man wearing a mask depicting American flags jogs past the U.S. Capitol Building, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Washington. The U.S. House of Representatives has canceled plans to return next week, a reversal after announcing it a day earlier. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Latest pandemic spending bill grants IG protections, USPS funding, 2020 census extensions

The latest coronavirus spending bill introduced in the House would increase the independence of inspectors general, provide financial assistance to the…

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Pandemic board launches spending tracker, but with little for oversight groups to parse

While a governmentwide IG council promises regular updates to the website, government transparency advocates say the platform, in its current state, gives…

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DoJ and NSF IGs discuss challenges faced by their respective agencies

Being an inspector general for a federal agency comes with a large number of challenges that often come with a lot of pressure.

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