On Feb. 13, 2014, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) determined the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site had been poorly managing costs.
On Feb. 24, The Washington Post reported that Paul Brachfeld, inspector general (IG) for the National Archives and Records Administration, was beginning his 18th month of questionable unscheduled paid leave.
A follow up report recently released from the Treasury inspector general for Tax Administration (TIGTA) showed that top officials at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had neglected to pay taxes on expenses they accumulated for out-of-town travel.
On Jan. 27, the inspector general (IG) for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released findings from an investigation that found Medicare had been improperly spending millions on prisoners’ prescriptions through the Medicare Part D program.
Earlier in January, Bloomberg Businessweek cracked the story on a $350 million rocket-testing tower that will stand unused.