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Georgia defense has slimmed down as Clemson draws near

...coaches.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Sen. John Thune of South Dakota asked the Defense Department inspector general and the civilian U.S. Office of Special Counsel on Wednesday to look into claims by a former Air Force criminal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2014-08-22/georgia-defense-has-slimmed-d
Local veteran says VA contractor examinations not thorough enough

...been scrutinized for providing incomplete examinations. In 2005, 32 percent of VA disability raters surveyed in an inspector general review said 20 percent or more of QTC medical examinations should have been returned because they were not sufficient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/local-veteran-says-va-contra
Ripe for reform

...officials, whom it declined to name, and that only two of them could be fired.Remember, this is an agency whose inspector general found falsified wait times at 70 percent of its facilities.A wholesale house-cleaning might be just what the doctor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/ripe-reform
VA audit: Disability claims mishandled in Augusta region

...totaling $139,052," Linda Halliday, assistant inspector general for Audits and Evaluations, wrote in her report...reminder notifications.In a 2011 Inspection, the VA inspector general's office determined 16 of 30 traumatic brain injury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/va-audit-disability-claims-m
Overtime

...court-martial and expulsions of several cadets, some for sexual misconduct.Johnson told The Gazette that the academy inspector general's office will look into the athletic department to determine whether sports programs promote the school's ideals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-03/overtime
CIA director apologizes for Senate computer searches

...committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted...interrogation techniques.The CIA inspector general concluded "that some CIA employees...officers as described in the (inspector general's) report," Boyd said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-31/cia-director-apologizes-
Disabled Army veteran blasts care received at Augusta VA

...gastrointestinal system being exposed to poisonous chemicals he inhaled from batteries and electronics that an Army inspector general report says was improperly burned in open-air pits near his base in Afghanistan.While he waits, the 2013 federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/disabled-army-veteran-blasts-
Enough is enough

...week it was revealed Lerner sent emails to an IRS IT official on April 9, 2013 ? just days after a draft Treasury inspector general report revealed the massive conservative-targeting scheme. Her e-mail asked whether the IRS internal chat system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-22/enough-enough
Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

...and was suspending the office's hotline immediately. All complaints would be referred to the VA's Office of Inspector General.The head of the medical inspector's office retired June 30 following a report by the Office of Special Counsel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-08/watchdog-retaliation-com
House votes to boost child tax credit for high-income families, restrict it for immigrants

...claim a total of $4.2 billion in payments under the child tax credit, according to a 2011 report by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration."The last thing we need is to continue to encourage folks from Central America to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/house-votes-boost-child-ta