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)

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)

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)

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)