The Internal Revenue Service didn't properly monitor the 50 different tax provisions related to the Affordable Care Act because of lapses in its information sharing system, according to an Aug. 20 report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
The Professional Services Council is calling on the Labor Department to update the wage rate for certain federal contractors providing services across the country.
USPS could help neighborhoods by using data for urban planning and checking on elderly residents, IG says
The Postal Service inspector general thinks the role of the Postal Service could go beyond just delivering mail by further helping the neighborhoods they serve, according to an Aug. 24 USPS OIG blog post.
The General Services Administration has launched a program that the agency says will make it easier for the government to buy pre-competed IT products.
Congress requested that the NRC inspector general make sure that political appointees, also known as non-career officials, had not interfered with the FOIA process and inhibited transparency.
The inspector general found problems with several areas of the funding process involving the government-university partnerships, which provide scientific and technical information to combat climate change,
Oversight of intelligence community contracts is extremely difficult because the government doesn't have reliable contracting data and most of the intelligence information is classified, says an Aug. 18 Congressional Research Service report that was obtained by the Federation of American Scientists.
States will now have nearly $18 million more to help small businesses through a Small Business Administration program meant to promote American exports, according to an Aug. 24 SBA statement.
In the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review, the Army said it could fulfill its mission even if troop numbers were cut to about 450,000, from the current 490,000 level, by fiscal 2018. But the Aug. 18 report from RAND says differently.
Millennials, known as those born in the years ranging from the early 1980s to the early 2000s, now make up only 6.6 percent of the federal workforce, down from 9.1 percent in 2010.
VA Under Secretary for Benefits Allison Hickey said the backlog stands at 98,535, representing an 84-percent reduction from the peak of 611,000 claims in March 2013.
Between 2008 and 2012, Sandia Corp. used federal funds to lobby Congress and other federal officials to receive a non-competitive extension of its contract, which is a violation of the Byrd Amendment, according to DOJ allegations.
Federal civilian agencies will face billions of dollars in spending reductions if Congress doesn't rollback sequestration cuts for fiscal 2016, according to an Aug. 20 Office of Management and Budget report.
Tens of thousands of families were provided housing assistance despite being over the income threshold, leaving some low-income families out in the cold.
The auditor for reconstruction operations in Afghanistan says the coordinates of U.S.-funded health clinics were nowhere near the actual locations of the facilities.
The first two women in history have graduated from the grueling Army Ranger school at Fort Benning in Georgia, though the women won't be allowed to serve in the elite force.
The Navy has signed on to have a 210 megawatt solar facility built at its Naval Air Station North Island, California, making it the biggest purchase of renewable energy by federal entity, according to an Aug. 20 Navy statement.
A Patent and Trademark Office employee racked up 730 hours worth of pay for doing no work and the agency should try to recoup that money, says an Aug. 19 Commerce Department inspector general report.
Sequestration at the Defense Department hasn't only hurt agencies, it's also been a detriment to the American economy, Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke said at an Aug. 18 Brookings Institution event.
The contractor that the Justice Department says knowingly took shortcuts when investigating individuals seeking security clearances agreed to forgo about $30 million that it says the Office of Personnel Management still owes the company, according to an Aug. 19 DOJ statement.