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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 , Ingrid Drake , Mark Paoletta , Dickstein Shapiro , House Energy & Commerce Committee , Dean Zerbe , Alliant Group , National Whistleblowers Center , Senator Chuck Grassley

Wednesday - 08/12/2009, 06:58am EDT
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White House, agencies get low marks for transparency

A Nextgov study finds government is not getting high marks for transparency. Nextgov's Aliya Sternstein and Project on Government Oversight's Bryan Rahija, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss how agencies can become more open.

Tags: Aliya Sternstein , Bryan Rahija , Nextgov , ForeSee , open government , transparency , best practices , President Obama , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 05:51pm EDT
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Keeping pace with pacemakers

Tags: mngt , tech , pacemakers , FDA , Ned Feder ,

Monday - 02/23/2009, 09:28am EST
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Senate committee considers contract auditing reform

Improving the performance of federal contract audits is one way a Senate Committee us trying to root out waste, fraud and abuse.

Tags: contracting , management , Claire McCaskill , Patrick Fitzgerald , Scott Brown , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Defense Contract Audit Agency , Nick Schwellenbach , contract audits , contract oversight , Scott Carr

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 12:56pm EST
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Agencies use new label for safeguarded docs

An executive order from President Obama orders agencies to use the label of "Controlled Unclassified Information" for documents that are safeguarded but not classified.

Tags: transparency , classified documents , controlled unclassified information , Barack Obama , executive order

Friday - 11/05/2010, 01:46pm EDT

POGO: Risks in DoD scaleback of small contract oversight

Nick Schwellenbach, director of investigations at POGO , joined the DorobekINSIDER to explain the potential impact of a decrease of DoD audits of smaller contracts.

Tags: Nick Schwellenbach , Defense Contract Audit Agency , contracting , transparency , Dorobek Insider , DoD Update

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 05:48pm EDT
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