By Mark Tapscott | 09/10/14 08:39 AM
Army officials at Fort Knox, Ky., improperly awarded 108 green energy jobs valued at more than $270 million and are unable to document claimed savings for the projects.
By Mark Flatten | 09/09/14 04:14 PM
Changes in report on Phoenix deaths did not come from improper influence from agency higher-ups, the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general told a Senate committee Tuesday.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/09/14 01:41 PM
Department of Justice senior officials have barred or delayed the inspector general there from gaining access to documents crucial to high-visibility investigations.
By Mark Flatten | 09/08/14 05:32 PM
Crucial language that the VA inspector general could not "conclusively" prove that delays in care caused patient deaths at a Phoenix hospital was added to its final report after a draft version was sent to agency administrators for comment.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/08/14 01:53 PM
The problem is that DHS was given $47 million in 2006 to prepare for the rapid spread of a deadly disease such as Ebola, according to the DHS inspector general.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 05:28 PM
About $3.6 million of the grants weren't needed by local authorities and should be put to better use by FEMA somewhere else, said the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General in a government watchdog report.
By Mark Flatten | 09/04/14 05:31 PM
Congressional request for more information about Veterans Affairs investigation was rebuffed by the agency's inspector general.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/04/14 03:20 PM
Nothing was done for months on end with nearly half of the taxpayer complaints submitted to the IRS about private tax preparers during 2012 and most of 2013, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. "Complaints against tax return preparers are not timely processed,"...
By Mark Flatten | 09/03/14 06:35 PM
More than $725 million was spent by the Army on a high-tech network for tracking supplies and expenses that failed to comply with federal financial reporting rules meant to allow auditors to track spending.
By Richard Pollock | 09/03/14 05:32 PM
Gene Aloise, deputy special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said Wednesday that government should operate with a "presumption of openness" in responding to IGs' information requests.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 07:05 PM
Treasury officials also made multiple math errors in summarizing the results of the surveys, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Recovery Program Christy Romero said.
09/02/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 01:58 PM
The Department of Homeland Security has no idea which of its vehicles are under-used.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/29/14 12:15 PM
Official watchdogs at three federal agencies are doing a poor job of spreading the word about the rights and protections available to federal employees who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and corruption.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/28/14 09:31 AM
U.S. Postal Service officials spent more than $39 million leasing trailers last year, but they have no way of tracking their locations or even confirming that they exist, according to a government watchdog.
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