bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
3:40 am, April 21, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  oversight

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Some question who's in charge at GSA with six feds on admin leave

Industry experts say GSA is looking for scapegoats for the problems outlined in two recent inspector general reports, instead of stepping back and understanding the real issues auditors raised.

Tags: Inside the Reporters Notebook , management , GSA , OMB , Jack Kelly , Steve Kempf , Warren Blankenship , Amanda Frederiksen , industry , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 03:50pm EDT

IRS manager: White House not involved in reviews

Tags: IRS , IRS scandal

Monday - 06/10/2013, 02:28pm EDT

IRS official apologizes for lavish $4M conference

An Internal Revenue Service official whose division staged a $4.1 million training conference and who starred as Mr. Spock in a "Star Trek" parody shown at the 2010 gathering conceded to Congress on Thursday that taxpayer dollars were wasted in the episode.

Tags: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , IRS , conference spending , IRS scandal

Friday - 06/07/2013, 04:12am EDT

Lawmakers, IG expose further vulnerabilities in VA's cybersecurity

The Veterans Affairs Department has been compromised by at least eight different nation state organizations that stole data from its systems, House lawmakers and other experts say. VA officials say there always are risks, but their computer security is better than ever before.

Tags: technology , VA , Stephen Warren , Mike Coffman , Tim Huelskamp , Jerry Davis , Linda Halliday , Mike Bowman , House Veterans Affairs Committee , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 09:13am EDT
Listen

IG: IRS violated few policies in spending millions on conferences

The Internal Revenue Service held 225 employee conferences between 2010 and 2012, at a total cost of $49 million, according to a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The report also revealed the embattled agency used funding originally slated to hire front-line employees to foot most of the bill for a $4.1 million conference held in Anaheim, Calif., in 2010.

Tags: IRS , management , TIGTA , conference spending , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 06:21pm EDT

DoD waging 'continuing war' on unproductive acquisition bureaucracy

The Pentagon will begin tracking how much time its acquisition managers spend performing and responding to oversight in an effort to remove "non-value-added" processes from the procurement system.

Tags: DoD , acquisition , Better Buying Power , sequestration , Ashton Carter , Frank Kendall , Jared Serbu , CSIS ,

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 05:49am EDT
Listen
  •  
  • 8
  •