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Issa seeks closer relationship between IGs, Congress

Too often Congress is left "in the dark" when it comes to inspector general investigations of agency misconduct, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wrote in a letter to 73 inspectors general. Issa said he wanted to "establish an understanding between Congress and the IG community" for more rapid reporting of agency misdeeds uncovered by their offices. In his letter, Issa asked the inspectors for more information about their reporting practices to Congress and whether any serious problems were ever not shared with lawmakers.

Tags: oversight , House , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Darrell Issa , GSA , Jack Moore

Monday - 08/06/2012, 09:06pm EDT

OGE missed signs of GSA ethics violations, memo says

A memo by a government watchdog group finds the General Services Administration's ethics program received high marks in a November 2010 study from the Office of Government Ethics. The report was issued shortly after GSA threw the lavish Las Vegas conference that has led to the firings of top officials and the resignation of Administrator Martha Johnson and a slew of congressional hearings.

Tags: Cause of Action , Office of Government Ethics , GSA , oversight , financial disclosure , inspector general

Monday - 08/06/2012, 11:54am EDT

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 , conference spending , SmartPay , Mafara Hobson , Brian Miller , Eleanor Holmes Norton , oversight , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 05:44am EDT
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GSA inspector probes $268K awards ceremony

Tags: GSA , House , Congress

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 04:10pm 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 , House Oversight and Government Reform , oversight , Mike Kelly , Joe Walsh , Taeja Smith

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

GSA employees under IG investigation received $1.1M in bonuses

A congressional investigation has revealed that $1.1 million in bonuses were awarded to 84 employees of the General Services Administration while the inspector general was probing these individuals for wrongdoing or misconduct.

Tags: GSA , Claire McCaskill , pay and benefits , Congress , Senate

Monday - 06/04/2012, 12:36pm EDT

GSA official back to work after conference spending scandal

The number two at the General Services Administration's Public Buildings Service is back at work after more than a month on administrative leave following an inspector general report that the agency spent $822,000 on a Las Vegas conference.

Tags: David Foley , Jeff Neely , GSA ,

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 01:40pm EDT

A tale of two agencies

The very different "scandals" at two polar-opposite federal agencies are still large on the radar, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. But how big a deal are they? What's likely to be the outcome, and how long will these two stories continue to have legs?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , workforce , management , GSA , Secret Service , agency scandals

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 02:00am EDT

Senators call for GSA chief to look at PBS structure

In a letter to Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini, a bipartisan group of senators called for an evaluation of the structure of GSA's Public Buildings Service, tying it to the wasteful spending of the Las Vegas scandal.

Tags: PBS , Public Buildings Service , GSA , Congress , Dan Tangherlini , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Mark Pryor , Rob Portman

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 02:49pm EDT

Senators digging into GSA conferences in all regions

Two high-ranking senators requested information about conference travel and spending in all GSA regions in a detailed letter on Friday.

Tags: GSA , Joe Lieberman , Susan Collins , Congress , Senate , Dan Tangherlini , oversight

Friday - 05/18/2012, 03:30pm EDT
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