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Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

Tags: John Brennan , CIA , Senate ,

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Baltimore VA office mismanaged thousands of documents, claims folders

A report by the Veterans Affairs' Inspector General's office found that a regional supervisor stockpiled about 8,000 veteran-related documents, and that paperwork with sensitive personal information was poorly handled.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Dena Levitz , Allison Hickey , Linda Halliday , mismanagement , VARO , Baltimore , veterans , mail , claims folders

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 12:05pm EDT

Brian Miller, Managing Director, Navigant

Every major agency has an inspector general. Some are enthusiastic about sharing their office's work with the general public. Others prefer to let their reports speak for themselves. Brian Miller used to be an inspector general -- he's the former IG of the General Services Administration and now managing director at Navigant. He joined In Depth with Francis Rose for the beginning of an ongoing look into the world of inspectors general. He said there's an apprehension in some offices towards publicizing the work they do.

Tags: Brian Miller , In Depth , GSA

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 04:25pm EDT
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What life is really like behind the inspector general's curtain

Brian Miller, former inspector general at the General Services Administration, said IGs have a difficult job that often goes unnoticed. He gave Federal News Radio a behind-the-scenes look at how IGs balance mission, the media, agency relationships and a good sense of humor.

Tags: OIG , Brian Miller , GSA , management , In Depth , Stephanie Wasko

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 05:48pm EDT
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IG: Phoenix VA hospital missed care for 1,700 vets

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Thursday - 05/29/2014, 01:20am EDT

Whistleblower hotlines changing the way IGs respond to waste, fraud and abuse

Across the federal government, the officials who run hotline programs in agency inspector general offices say they're finding ways to cut their backlogs of incoming cases and get vital information into the hands of investigators more quickly. In part, it's because those officials are communicating with one another like never before.

Tags: Trust Redefined , hotline , whistleblowers , DoD , HHS , SIGAR , Patrick Gookin , George Melendez , Scott Vantrease , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 04:08am EDT
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Intelligence agencies not reporting employee crimes

Intelligence agencies are inconsistent in how they handle disclosures of employee crimes uncovered during lie-detector tests, Inspector General Charles McCullough says.

Tags: Charles McCullough , security clearance , NSA , Edward Snowden , James Clapper , NRO

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Beryl Davis, Government Accountability Office

Forty-one agencies don't have designated inspectors general of their own, according to Senate Financial and Contracting Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.). She's sponsoring a bill that focuses on these small agencies that don't have the budget or resources for their own IG. Beryl Davis, director of financial management and assurance issues at the Government Accountability Office, testified recently before the subcommittee. She tells In Depth with Francis Rose about a recent GAO report on oversight at smal federal agencies.

Tags: Beryl Davis , GAO , Claire McCaskill , Senate , oversight , In Depth ,

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:25pm EDT
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On DoD: Defense's inspector general hotline

On this week's show, Patrick Gookin, director of the DoD Inspector General Hotline, spends the full hour with Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu to talk about wny the hotline's staff is now spending more time on its core mission.

Tags: Patrick Gookin , DoD , customer service , fraud, waste and abuse , On DoD , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:36pm EST
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Agency watchdogs seek more independence, budget boost

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) says agency inspectors general are increasingly facing obstacles in their efforts to uncover waste and misconduct. The top watchdogs at both the Justice Department and the Peace Corps told lawmakers they've faced resistance from their agencies at times in turning over records in recent years. Lawmakers also expressed concern about the impact of across-the-board budget cuts on the operations agency IG operations.

Tags: Congress , House , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Darrell Issa , Elijah Cummings , Peggy Gustafson , SBA , DoJ , Kathy Buller , Michael Horowitz , CIGIE , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 05:21pm EST
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