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You knew the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act would be more work. But no one knew just how much work the stimulus bill would create for federal agencies and whether they would have the capacity to carry it out. That task fell to the Inspector General at the Commerce Department.
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs held a hearing to address concerns about VA OCG workloads and backlogs despite budget increases.
Survey finds few areas have improved since 2006
Auditors find all 24 agencies it reviewed had weaknesses in security controls. GAO also found problems with training and oversight of contractor systems. It recommends OMB and DHS provide better performance metrics.
The GAO's reports evaluates the independence of inspector generals in government.
DoJ IG finds the agency now processes 60,000 profiles a month instead of 1,700. The bureau may need to continue its hiring spree to keep up with the DNA data coming in.
The Office of Personnel Management has paid more than $600 million to deceased annuitants in the last five years.