Eighty of those have been awaiting action for five years or more. Like other federal OIGs, the Pentagon’s inspector general thinks it’s important to publish an update on where those recommendations stand each year.
Annual compendium finds DoD could save $2.3 billion if it implemented just 33 out of its more than 1,500 open recommendations.
Less than half of the paperwork the Small Business Administration finishes when an employee or contractor leaves the agency is complete and filled out correctly. SBA’s inspector general said the agency isn’t following its own separation procedures when an employee leaves. Seventy-three network accounts are still active for employees who are already gone. SBA is supposed to deactivate those accounts within 24 hours after an employee leaves. Troy Meyer, assistant inspector general for audit at the Small Business Administration’s Office of Inspector General, tells In Depth with Francis Rose where his office started with this report.