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Federal Drive Interviews -- Feb. 6, 2013

Forrest Morgeson, director of research at the American Customer Satisfaction Index, has some good news for some agencies. Agriculture Department official Kevin Concannon says USDA is claiming victory in its battle against fraud. Jordy Yager of The Hill newspaper explains why some on Capitol Hill are talking about Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Tom Day, USPS' chief sustainability officer, shares news of the Postal Service's successful conservation efforts.

Tags: Forrest Morgeson , American Customer Satisfaction Index , Kevin Concannon , USDA , Jordy Yager , The Hill , Darrell Issa , Tom Day , USPS , DoD , DoD Report , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 10:28am EST

USDA unveils new steps to stop food stamp fraud

The Agriculture Department says it is going to impose tougher penalties on stores that violate food stamp rules and give states new tools to root out applicants who are ineligible for the benefit program that now covers about 1 out of every 7 Americans.

Tags: USDA , fraud , oversight

Friday - 08/10/2012, 04:04am EDT

Agency leadership needed to support data analytics adoption, expert says

Stephen Sossei, a consultant with the Association for Government Accountants spoke to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about a recent AGA report on how well agencies were implementing data analytics.

Tags: Stephen Sossei , data analytics , Federal Drive , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 11:09am EDT
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USDA cracks down on food stamp fraud

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking a harder line on fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program.

Tags: Audrey Rowe , USDA , Federal Drive , fraud , Congress , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 09:38am EST
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USDA saves $800 million in improper payments from being made

USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon says that his department has cut improper payments from 10 percent to less than 4 percent from its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Tags: USDA , Kevin Concannon , fraud , Federal Drive , food stamps , Ruben Gomez , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 10:32am EST
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Report on priest abuse should ask other questions

Barbara Blaine, founder and president of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

Tags: Barbara Blaine , Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests , John Jay College of Criminal Justice , abuse

Wednesday - 05/18/2011, 06:34pm EDT
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