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Oversight and compliance challenges

Host Roger Waldron talks government oversight with Ken Donohue of the Reznick Group.
July 17, 2012

Tags: acquisition , contracting , compliance , oversight , Ken Donohue , Reznick Government , HUD , mortgage crisis , government market , fraud and waste , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 09:05pm EDT
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Incomplete SSA records lead to payments to dead people

Information regarding a person's death is not always correctly transferred between the Social Security Administration's databases, according to a new report from the agency's inspector general. As a result, various agencies may be sending money to dead people or fraudsters.

Tags: SSA , improper payments , oversight , financial management , Tom Coburn , Esther Carey

Friday - 07/13/2012, 02:23pm EDT

DHS management failures threaten terrorism prevention, experts warn

Longstanding problems with integration put DHS' mission to protect the country at risk, former leaders and lawmakers said. Nine years after it was created, the department still struggles to make its many components and agencies work as one.

Tags: DHS , management , Richard Skinner , Susan Collins , Jane Harman , Thad Allen , oversight , Congress , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Ruben Gomez

Friday - 07/13/2012, 03:36pm EDT
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GAT Board to finish testing spending oversight tools this summer

In its second report to the President, the Government Accountability and Transparency Board updates progress on several pilots to implement three broad-based recommendations. DoD and HHS are reviewing how best to standardize spending data. OMB is developing a Statement of Spending to provide more transparency into how agencies spend their funds.

Tags: management , Richard Ginman , Danny Werfel , OMB , Recovery Board , GAT Board , oversight , transparency , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 07:33pm EDT

EPA fixes security classification shortcomings

An inspector general report found the Environmental Protection Agency's national security information infrastructure needed improvement in light of a 2009 executive order. The report called for more comprehensive information security guidelines and better regulation of employees' security clearances.

Tags: EPA , national security , security clearances , oversight , National Security Information

Monday - 07/09/2012, 08:28pm EDT

Obama appoints DoD acquisition policy chief to head spending watchdog

President Barack Obama announced he will appoint Richard Ginman, the director of Defense Department procurement policy, to chair the Government Accountability and Transparency Board (GATB), a spending and transparency watchdog. Ginman has served as the director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) for a little more than year.

Tags: Campaign to Cut Waste , oversight , GAT Board , RAT Board , Richard Ginman , DoD , DPAP , Earl Devaney , transparency

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 08:18pm EDT

House oversight committee OKs GSA-inspired bills

Two new bills advance to the Congress floor in regards to the 2010 GSA Scandal. These bills, if affirmed, will hold executives accountable for misappropriations of funding, and also necessitate agencies to provide rundowns for all conferences spending.

Tags: GSA , Shakeup at GSA , House Oversight and Government Reform , oversight , Mike Kelly , Joe Walsh , Taeja Smith

Friday - 06/29/2012, 07:15pm EDT

New polygraph question to deter intel leaks

New security measures, including a new polygraph question, will help avoid leaks from intelligence employees, announced James Clapper, director of National Intelligence. Lawyer John Mahoney analyzes the legal responsibilities between agencies and federal employees.

Tags: intelligence , James Clapper , Esther Carey , polygraph , security clearance , national security , Federal Drive , leaks , management , oversight , John McCain

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 03:21pm EDT
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Devaney: 'Long past due' for governmentwide spending oversight

Agencies and lawmakers, seeking to implement accountability and transparency practices governmentwide, are taking a page from the Recovery Board's playbook. One of the successes of the RAT Board was in changing the way agencies dealt with erroneous or improper payments, said Earl Devaney, the former chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board and now a senior adviser at Reznick Government.

Tags: management , budget , oversight , best practices , Recovery Act , Earl Devaney , RAT Board , GAT Board , Recovery.gov , In Depth , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 03:01pm EDT
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Assessing acquisition rules a full-time pursuit

Rules and regulations are supposed to help the government make the smartest, fairest purchases are often complex. For Bill Woods, director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office, federal procurement rules are a full-time pursuit.

Tags: Bill Woods , GAO , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , acquisition , acquisition workforce , oversight , acquisition policy , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 05:14pm EDT
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