Government Matters (Full Show) – August 7, 2018


On this edition of Government Matters–

GAO: VA needs to confront employee misconduct & accountability

Kathy Larin, director of the Forensic Audits & Investigative Service at the Government Accountability Office, discusses a new report outlining issues with internal investigations at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Preparations underway ahead of 2020 Census

Phil Sparks and Mary Jo Hoeksema, co-directors of the Census Project, discuss the challenges the census faces before their 2020 tally, and the biggest changes to the census this time around.

Data-sharing enhancement to increase transportation safety & efficiency

Ariel Gold, data program manager for the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office at the Department of Transportation, discusses her work speeding up data-sharing at DOT and need for open conversation with those who use the data.