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New book seeks to train Hill oversight watchdogs

One of the constitutionally-mandated jobs of Congress is to provide oversight over the Cabinet-level agencies and other organizations within the Executive Branch. Aside from a law degree, or a passionate interest in politics and the working of government, how does one learn to be an investigator for a government oversight committee? A DC-based good government group has a new resource available for Hill staffers.

Tags: newsstand , Project on Government Oversight , Ingrid Drake , Mark Paoletta , Dickstein Shapiro , House Energy & Commerce Committee , Dean Zerbe , Alliant Group , Senator Chuck Grassley

Wednesday - 08/12/2009, 06:58am EDT

Opinions clash over whistleblower act

The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act has passed the Senate, but the debate lives on. We get opinions from the National Whistleblowers Center, a member of Congress, and good-government group the Partnership for Public Service.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , pay and benefits , whistleblower protections , Parnership for Public Service , Chris Van Hollen , Steve Kohn , John Palguta , Suzanne Kubota

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 09:31am EST

Safeguarding the whistleblower

New push to improve legal protection for federal whistleblowers

Tags: management , Chris Van Hollen , Claire McCaskill , FBI

Tuesday - 03/10/2009, 07:30am EDT