Showing 2 ideas for tag "inspector general"
kudos icon +

Making Government Operations More Open

Consolidate Inspectors General under a single IG answering directly to the President and Congress

Agencies have proven time and time again that they are inherently incapable of policing their own, especially when it concerns the people at the top. In the last few years, there were several attempts by agency leadership to either fire their IG or obstruct the efforts of IG personnel, such as at the CIA, State Department and GSA. Congress has tried to give IG's some degree of independence, but they still answer to... more »

Voting

12 votes
Active
(@tsiya0) kudos icon +

Making Government Operations More Open

Senator questions firing of 3 inspectors general

He was appointed with fanfare as the public watchdog over the government's multi-billion dollar bailout of the nation's financial system. But now Neil Barofsky is embroiled in a dispute with the Obama administration that delayed one recent inquiry and sparked questions about his ability to freely investigate.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-tc-nw-inspectors-0617-0618jun18,0,5718990.story

WHAT... more »

Voting

30 votes
Active