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Justice Dept. IG complains of interference

The Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday that his staff is routinely blocked from getting access to documents it needs for audits and reviews of the department and its law enforcement agencies.

Tags: Justice Department , inspector general , oversight ,

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 10:50pm EDT

Agency watchdogs seek more independence, budget boost

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) says agency inspectors general are increasingly facing obstacles in their efforts to uncover waste and misconduct. The top watchdogs at both the Justice Department and the Peace Corps told lawmakers they've faced resistance from their agencies at times in turning over records in recent years. Lawmakers also expressed concern about the impact of across-the-board budget cuts on the operations agency IG operations.

Tags: Congress , House , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Darrell Issa , Elijah Cummings , inspector general , Peggy Gustafson , SBA , DoJ , Kathy Buller , CIGIE , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 05:21pm EST

Federal Drive Show Blog - January 3, 2014

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Federal Drive , Larry Benson , Andre Mendes , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:38am EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- March 15, 2013

OPM's Sydney Smith-Heimbrock talks about new guidance for agencies to help them protect and empower employees. Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the Justice Department discusses a new report that paints a disturbing portrait of an office supposedly dedicated to fairness and equality. Analyst Gretchen Goldman for the Union of Concerned Scientist's Center for Science and Democracy discusses transparency and openness in the Obama administration. Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Texas) talks about the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013.

Tags: Sydney Smith-Heimbrock , Gretchen Goldman , Mike McGaul , Federal Drive

Friday - 03/15/2013, 10:35am EDT

In Depth interviews - November 28

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Susan Tanaka , Steve Kelman , Adam Miles ,

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 07:25pm EST

Federal Drive interviews - Nov. 2

Justice IG Michael Horowitz shares findings about what happens to illegal immigrants before they go to immigration court. Plus, how are postal employees faring on the East Coast after superstorm Sandy?

Tags: Federal Drive , DoJ , Douglas Maughan , DHS , cybersecurity , technology , Tom Boyatt , DoD , State , Maureen Marion , USPS

Friday - 11/02/2012, 09:05am EDT

Faulty data hampers DoJ's immigration courts, IG finds

A new report by the Justice Department inspector general says inaccurate data is hampering the ability of immigration courts to resolve cases involving both detained and non-detained aliens in a timely manner.

Tags: DoJ , immigration , IG , Federal Drive

Friday - 11/02/2012, 11:35am EDT
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IGs tell managers, employees to beef up fight against workplace fraud

Agency leaders take steps to show they're serious about employee fraud. Too often, they're relying on the inspector general's office to detect corruption.

Tags: fraud , corruption , Richard Skinner , DHS , DoJ , whistleblowers , workforce , Ruben Gomez , Association of Government Accountants

Friday - 09/28/2012, 05:38am EDT
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New Justice IG brings anti-corruption experience

The Justice Department has a new watchdog. Michael Horowitz was confirmed as the inspector general at the end of March.

Tags: Justice , Federal Drive , inspector general , Fast and Furious , Eric Holder

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 10:28am EDT
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