Tom Carper

Toni Sandys/The Washington Post via APSenator Gary Peters, D-Mich., questions Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to examine Department of Homeland Security personnel deployments to recent protests on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Washington. (Toni Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Lawmakers ask for GAO’s help to identify ‘burrowing’ over last 4 years

A bicameral group of Democrats have asked the Government Accountability Office to help them track instances of burrowing that have occurred during the…

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Congress, employee groups ramp up pressure to block Schedule F executive order

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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing examining issues facing prisons and jails during the coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (Erin Scott/Pool via AP)

Sen. Ernst: Telework ‘bolsters’ claim federal agencies don’t need DC headquarters

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Comptroller General Gene Dodaro/AP/Manuel Balce CenetaGAO

In sending checks marked ‘deceased,’ IRS prioritized payment speed

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Steve Mnuchin

Democratic lawmakers wary of Treasury’s conditions for USPS $10B emergency loan

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AP/Carolyn Kaster

Senate Dems concerned with EPA’s handling of contract negotiations with AFGE

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GAO waiting on OMB’s master list of agency programs nearly 10 years past deadline

GAO estimates agencies could save billions of dollars by reducing the number of agency programs with overlapping missions, but the OMB has yet to complete…

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Elijah Cummings

GAO urges more transparency of political appointments, compliance with agency ethics programs

On a the heels of Sunshine Week, a new study from the Government Accountability Office points to a variety of examples where agencies could improve compliance…

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Darren Soto, Collin C. Peterson, Tom O'Halleran, Mike Conaway, Al Lawson

Congressman takes aim at federal travel with series of bills

In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) said he is on a “journey” to make sure federal agencies don’t abuse federal travel plans.

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