In the Loop: GSA


Posted at 08:25 PM ET, 05/14/2012

GSA conferences: the thrill is gone?

Acting GSA director Dan Tangherlini has killed 35 agency gatherings that had been scheduled for the rest of this year and cut agency attendance at its yearly expo from 940 last year to 357 this year.

By Al Kamen  |  08:25 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GSA, General Services Administration, Las Vegas, GSA conference, Obama, Obama administration, San Antonio, GSA expo, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Winks in the GSA scandal; a soldier’s touching gift; and a Veepstakes game (read-this roundup)

In the Loop’s roundup, a warning sign in the GSA scandal; a soldier’s touching gift; and a Veepstakes game.

By Emily Heil  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  In the Loop, GSA, John Edwards

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Acting GSA chief clamps down on travel

Acting GSA administrator Dan Tangherlini issued new restrictions on travel and conferences Monday afternoon in the wake of a controversy over lavish agency spending.

By Al Kamen  |  02:45 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GSA, General Services Administration, GSA scandal, GSA new travel restrictions, GSA travel, GSA conferences, Las Vegas, Dan Tangherlini, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 04/13/2012

GSA scandals shows watchdogs needed

The recent scandals over wasteful GSA conferences in Vegas and other places highlights the need for independent inspectors general at all government agencies.

By Al Kamen  |  12:52 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GSA, GSA conferences, Inspector General, Christy Romero, TARP, SIGTARP, special inspector general, Project on Governt Oversight, State Department, Interior Department, Corporation for National and Community Service, Department of Labor, Charles Grassley, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop