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Beverley Lumpkin


Commentary: Inspectors general must be independent to be effective

March 16, 2008

Inspectors general are often the Rodney Dangerfields of the federal government: They get no respect. A report released in late February by the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) found many IGs are under-resourced to the point they have difficulty accomplishing their statutory mission.

SIGTARP Grabs Mandate and Runs With It

January 22, 2009

We were heartened to see today's statement from Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) (a.k.a. The Watchdog's Watchdog) attaching a letter from the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP.