In an interview, Michael Brown says disaster response agency gets “short shrift” next to the Homeland Security Department’s anti-terrorism activities.
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Nikki Tinsley also pushes for change in salary rules that restrict IGs’ earnings potential.
Critics say requested decrease in funds would hinder pursuit of larger cases, agency’s ability to fulfill its civil rights mission.
Joint Education-Defense department effort also should be better coordinated with other federal programs, GAO concludes.
Department official defends decision to diverge from approach recommended by oversight committee and consulting firm.
XBRL could take the sting out of organizing and analyzing financial data.
Contractors cost more and present privacy risks, union argues.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England says he anticipated decision overturning parts of the department’s new personnel system.
PricewaterhouseCoopers wins contract worth up to $42 million to help address systemic accounting problems.
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff says he will be personally involved in new review of U.S. port operations sale.