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Lawmakers say VA contracting rule squeezing out vet-owned firms

The rule, aimed at preventing fraud in the VA service-disabled veteran-owned small business program, requires that veterans control 100 percent of company decisions, even if they maintain just partial ownership. VA is taking suggestions for changing its rules.

Tags: Vetearns Affairs , Service disabled veteran-owned small business , Congress , House Committee on Veterans Affairs , acquisition , Thomas Leney , Phil Roe , Joe Donnelly , Bill Johnson , oversight , Esther Carey , Ruben Gomez

Friday - 08/03/2012, 07:35pm EDT
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USAJobs passes independent cybersecurity test

Auditors found no security weaknesses that present an immediate threat to the jobs portal or user information housed in its database. The test represented the site's first independent security evaluation since OPM took control over USAJobs.gov from Monster Government Solutions in Oct. 2011. Under MGS management, hackers broke into the portal twice in 17 months.

Tags: OPM , cybersecurity , technology , USAJobs , oversight , Fishnet Security , Ruben Gomez

Friday - 08/03/2012, 05:51pm EDT

DHS IG partners with CBP, ICE to investigate workforce corruption

The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general partnered with both Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel to investigate an increasing number of cases. Leaders of all three reported to a House subcommittee hearing that the collaboration has benefited the investigation process.

Tags: DHS , ICE , CBP , management , oversight , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Charles Edwards , David Aguilar , Daniel Ragsdale , Esther Carey , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 05:27am EDT
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Lawmakers putting GSA's new conference spending rules to the test

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee lawmakers were expected to ask the agency's inspector general to look into the 14th Annual SmartPay conference happening this week in Nashville. GSA says all conferences must go through a multi-step approval process, including those already in the planning stages for 2012 and beyond.

Tags: management , GSA , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , John Mica , Jeff Denham , Cynthia Metzler , Shakeup at GSA , conference spending , SmartPay , Mafara Hobson , Brian Miller , Eleanor Holmes Norton , oversight , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 05:44am EDT
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Medicare fraud busters unveil command center

Tags: HHS , Medicare , oversight , anti-fraud

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 12:26pm EDT

Special commission gives the CFC a roadmap to the future

The report spelled out a number of recommendations for the Combined Federal Campaign in four areas including revising the infrastructure and updating oversight. The Office of Personnel Management called for the commission as the CFC effort turned 50.

Tags: CFC , CFC-50 Commission , OPM , John Berry , Bev Byron , oversight , management , Esther Carey , workforce

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 05:23am EDT
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Federal agencies owe the IRS at least $28M in fees

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration evaluated six random reimbursable agreements IRS made with agencies and found a lot of money went uncollected.

Tags: Financial Management Service , CFO , TIGTA , Russell George , IRS , Pamela LaRue , oversight , best practices , Keith BieryGolick , financial management

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 05:35am EDT

IG: Justice employees pushed relatives for jobs

The Justice Department's inspector general said Thursday that eight high-ranking employees in the department's management division improperly promoted the hiring of relatives for summer or full-time work or assisted others in doing so.

Tags: Justice , Justice IG , oversight , Frank Wolf , Pamela Cabell-Edelen , Michael Flay , Rodney Markham , Nancy Horkan

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 06:11pm EDT

IG encourages USPS to consider offering non-postal services

The U.S. Postal Service may be overlooking a potential source of revenue, according to a report from its inspector general. Offering nonpostal services presents several challenges, but it may also be a viable option for the struggling institution, the report concluded.

Tags: management , budget , oversight , USPS , USPS IG , Esther Carey

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 04:45pm EDT
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