• The Agriculture Department's Food and Nutrition Service relies on state agencies to detect and stop fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP). States don't all have the people and money required to fully monitor their SNAP programs, and USDA doesn't have what it takes to watch the states. Kay Brown, director of education, Workforce and Income Security issues at the Government Accountability Office, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

    June 29, 2016
  • Fraud has been a longstanding concern for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as SNAP. About a year ago, the Government Accountability Office took a look at the program and made recommendations that the Food and Nutrition Service reassess the detection tools that were being used. Today, FNS is cracking down on SNAP trafficking with predictive analysis. Jon Lemon is a systems engineer with SAS Federal. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to further discuss the program and fraud detection efforts.

    August 10, 2015
  • Forrest Morgeson, director of research at the American Customer Satisfaction Index, has some good news for some agencies. Agriculture Department official Kevin Concannon says USDA is claiming victory in its battle against fraud. Jordy Yager of The Hill newspaper explains why some on Capitol Hill are talking about Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Tom Day, USPS' chief sustainability officer, shares news of the Postal Service's successful conservation efforts.

    February 06, 2013
  • Stephen Sossei, a consultant with the Association for Government Accountants spoke to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about a recent AGA report on how well agencies were implementing data analytics.

    May 23, 2012