Michael Horowitz

Incarceration in the Age of COVID

Prisons and detention facilities, in general, had some of the toughest challenges getting through the pandemic.

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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

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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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There are still a large number of IG vacancies in agencies

An ongoing concern is the number and length of vacancies for inspector general spots in many agencies.

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