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Day: April 26, 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – April 26, 2021

Former Comptroller General argues for fewer government financial auditing requirements David Walker, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, discusses suggestions for changes to government financial reporting that would make a significant impact   Incentives necessary for acquisition speed and innovation, says Actuparo executive Joe Jordan, CEO of Actuparo, examines what government and industry […]

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Former Comptroller General argues for fewer government financial auditing requirements

The latest Government Accountability Office audit of the United States government shows plenty of room for improvement in financial reporting. Former Comptroller General David Walker said requiring financial statement audits below the department-wide level incurs unnecessary costs and an audit opinion should only be required for the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. government. Walker […]

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Incentives necessary for acquisition speed and innovation, says Actuparo executive

Acquisition teams across government are examining the methods they used to get what they needed quickly during the pandemic. The task is to apply the speed the pandemic drove to everyday acquisitions when there is no pandemic. Former Administrator of Federal Procurement Policy Joe Jordan said the government must better incentivize acquisition professionals to move […]

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Federal government alone cannot solve violent extremism, says counterterrorism expert

The most recent Department of Homeland Security threat assessment lists racially and ethnically motivated violent extremists, especially white supremacist extremists, as the “most persistent and lethal threat in the Homeland.” Curbing the violence could start with a change in the way the government looks at policy. Katrina Mulligan, Managing Director for National Security and International […]

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