In this two-part interview, Glenn Fine, Principal Deputy Inspector General at the Department of Defense, discusses the importance of whistleblowers to the IG office’s work, and how they foster a good oversight culture.
Michael Missal, Inspector General at VA, outlines concerns with the Department’s Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, and reforms needed at the office.
John Koskinen, former IRS commissioner, discusses the latest IRS reform bill, and what about it has widespread appeal in Congress.
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.
Federal Reserve & Consumer Financial Protection Bureau OIG Managers Michael VanHuysen and Laura Shakarji, and Associate Inspector General for Audits & Evaluations at the CFPB Melissa Heist, detail the ways that managers can help potential whistleblowers feel free to speak up, without the threat of retaliation.