Federal Manager's Daily Report

A bipartisan bill offered in the Senate (S-3109) would require all agency IGs to publicly post their reform recommendations online, a move designed to add pressure on agencies to carry out those recommendations.

The measure is sponsored by the leaders of the subcommittee on federal management, Sens. James Lankford, R-Ok., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., who have held a series of hearings and have introduced several measures aimed at greater disclosure of those findings and whether agencies are responsive to them.

“Posting inspectors general recommendations publicly on their websites would give Congress, agencies, and the public the ability to better keep tabs on the problems that have been identified at agencies – and keep track of whether or not those problems have been resolved,” a statement on the bill says.