None of the 15 agencies studied earned an A on a Freedom of Information Act report card from the Center for Effective Government, and seven – including DOD, DHS and State – got an F.
Plans have been in place since 2001 to create an integrated contractor database, but delays, cost overruns and development problems have pushed back the scheduled completion date to 2018.
Federal law enforcement officials say national reporting standards could help investigators uncover culprits.
A report from the DOT inspector general found longstanding problems with cost increases, schedule slips and performance shortfalls.
A GAO report says the Army Workload and Performance System is duplicative and needs tighter oversight.
The joint program needs better management and clear lines of responsibility, the watchdog agency said in a report.
A study from the Bipartisan Policy Center recommends incentives to persuade utility companies to comply with industry standards.
Defense Department CIO is concerned the legislation might collide with internal Pentagon realignment efforts.
Pending lawsuits could prompt agency to preserve meta data far longer than planned.
Debate over regulatory transparency raises questions of both privacy and process.
OMB needs to be more consistent if the law is to achieve its purpose of avoiding waste and duplication, a new report says.