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Mandy Smithberger


Billion Dollar Contract Slips Under DCAA's Radar

September 1, 2011

More bad news about the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). Despite promises that DCAA is improving management, Pratap Chatterjee at Corp Watch reports that DCAA had missed a billion dollar contract for translators for the U.S. military until they were accosted by the Wartime Contracting Commission

Is "Resolving" DCAA Findings the Same Thing As Listening to Them?

May 28, 2010

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) isn't the only agency that struggles to ensure that it's oversight officials have the independence they need to effectively root out waste, fraud, and misconduct.

IG Warned Congress About Failures of MMS, Interior

May 10, 2010

In 2006 then-Interior Department Inspector General Earl Devaney gave Congress numerous explicit signs when he described the culture at the Department of the Interior as one that "sustains managerial irresponsibility and a lack of accountability.

NORAD's Santa Tracker

November 19, 2006

A Fishy Revolving Door?

October 26, 2006

Questioning Defense Merger Mania

September 28, 2006

CIA News, Inc.

June 16, 2006

"Line-Item Veto Lite"

June 15, 2006