Tag Archives: Thomas Carper

Performance.gov’s Public Rollout a Question Mark after E-Gov Funding Cut

Performance.gov was to be a cornerstone of the federal government’s transparency and open-government initiatives. Conceived to be a “one-stop shop” for federal performance information, complete with dashboards tracking key agency goals, the site’s public rollout is now in jeopardy after the administration’s funding for certain federal websites was slashed. The …

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Is DoD Ready for Full Audit by 2017?

Is the Defense Department prepared for a full audit by 2017? When the Pentagon released the most recent iteration of its Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness status report, a bipartisan group of senators balked, Politico reports. “Based on the findings of today’s FIAR Plan, it appears unlikely that the Department …

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Obama to Sign ‘Improper Payments’ Bill to Reduce Wasteful Spending

President Barack Obama will today sign the Improper Payment Elimination Act, which will require federal agencies to redouble their efforts to identify and recover billions of dollars lost every year to wasteful spending. According to the White House, improper payments — including checks issued to the wrong recipients, or recipients …

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