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Sen. Perdue files security bill

...by the State Department's inspector general.Testimony in April before...Secretary Heather Higginbottom.Inspector General Steve Linick testified that...Democrat, requires the Office of Inspector General to use a separate network from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-09/sen-perdue-files-security-bill
Unaccountable IRS

...tapes were 'magnetically erased' around March 4, 2014," one news account reported Thursday, after the IRS's inspector general testified to Congress. The report said those tapes "likely contained" emails "to and from former IRS official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/unaccountable-irs
Senators express frustration with Takata, US safety regulators over ongoing air bag recalls

...released this week by the Transportation Depart ment's inspector general. The report noted many problems at NHTSA, including...funding until changes are made. McCaskill said the inspector general's assessment was one of the most damning audits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-23/senators-express-frustration-takata
Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...because there are fewer agents chasing delinquent taxpayers, according to a report released Wednesday by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The IRS budget has been cut by $1.2 billion since 2010.The House Appropriations Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-17/staff-cuts-take-toll-irs-t
Ex-USC official admits grant fraud

...Shurling was fired in 2014 after the school was informed of the investigation by the federal Commerce Department's inspector general. Shurling, who could be sentenced to 20 years in prison and a possible fine of up to $250,000, will be sentenced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-12/ex-usc-officials-admits-gran
University Hospital violation caused by officer, report states

...that its plan of correction had addressed the problem but that the matter was being referred to the Office of the Inspector General to decide whether a fine was warranted. Burr said University is still waiting on that decision but would appeal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-19/university-hospital-violatio
Augusta VA inspection report still unreleased

...Department of Veterans Af fairs' Inspector General's Office continues to withhold...Au gus ta VA has provided the inspector general with plans to implement recommendations...Gromek, a spokeswoman for the inspector general's office, did not return e-mails...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-10/augusta-va-inspection-report
NASA inspector general concerned over Mir safety

...shuttle flight to Mir, NASA's inspector general is raising concern over "serious...astronaut safety. The letter from Inspector General Roberta Gross to the chairman...dated Aug. 29 and posted on the inspector general's Web page last week: - Because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/12/tec_214593.shtml
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Lipstick on an earmark

...taxpayers: $2.6 million for a rural Alaska infrastructure program already deemed a "failed experiment" by its own inspector general; $15 million for a program to boost Pacific salmon populations; and $120 million in upgrades to the M1 Abrams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-17/lipstick-earmark
Yellen denies some documents to House leak investigator

...because doing so could jeopardize a criminal investigation by the Justice Department and the Fed's inspector general. Yellen said the inspector general has told the Fed that the documents in question ? which include records related to an earlier internal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/yellen-denies-some-documen