Forty years after President Jimmy Carter signed the Inspector General Act, IGs remain a robust tool in the fight against government fraud and waste.
Transparency and Accountability
Lawmakers recently introduced legislation to improve SSA's management and oversight of the representative payee program.
Four numbers that highlight our investigative, audit, and legal accomplishments from the recent reporting period.
While the vast majority of SSA's representative payees properly manage beneficiary funds, the threat of payee misuse remains.
The Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2016 includes several provisions designed to support IG oversight efforts.
The Senate recently passed a bipartisan resolution that designates July 30, 2016 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
The OIG plays a critical role in overseeing SSA’s efforts to secure its information systems and protect Americans’ personal information.
NAPA is an independent, non-profit, and non-partisan organization, chartered by Congress to help government agencies address critical management challenges.
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A Brookings Institution report found when Congress cuts OIG budgets, it costs the government money and contributes to the Federal deficit.