What’s a CEO to do?

Imagine you are a CEO of a major corporation. You hire an external consulting group to draft a report for you about the overall health of your organization. Confident in the future of your organization, you begin reading the report, which includes the following phrases: “Long-term fiscal path remains unsustainable.” […]

COA Internal Audit Finds No Wrongdoing

INTERNAL AUDIT FINDS NO WRONGDOING Federal Agency Spending on Commemorative and Promotional Items Accurately Represented WASHINGTON —Government accountability group, Cause of Action, released on Friday a report that outlines its own internal review following statements made by the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General.  Analysis of the internal […]

Coin for Coins: Cause of Action Finds Federal Agencies in Violation of Executive Order on Spending

Coin for Coins: Cause of Action Finds Federal Agencies in Violation of Executive Order on Spending Taxpayer Dollars Purchased iPods, Plaques, Yo-Yos and Coins  WASHINGTON – Federal government accountability group Cause of Action (CoA) today released findings of direct violations of President Obama’s order for agencies to limit spending on […]

REPORT: Coin for Coins: Federal Agency Spending on Promotional and Commemorative Items

  Cause of Action’s six month investigation into federal agency spending on commemorative and promotional items.     Coin for Coins Report Coin for Coins Report Exhibits DHS OIG production

Federal Agency Accountability: Data Act bill Passes House

We’ve seen in the news that the House recently approved a bill that requires federal agencies and recipients of government money to report their spending online: “The bill, known as the Data Act, would require government agencies and recipients of federal money to use standardized methods to report their spending. […]

Dan Epstein on Townhall.com: Is GSA Just the Tip of the Iceberg?

Is GSA Just the Tip of the Iceberg? Townhall.com By Dan Epstein This week’s hearings on the General Services Administration (GSA) spending scandal may be ruffling some feathers, but regardless of how the event is painted by either side, the truth is that we have yet another case of severe […]

Washington Post: How much are other agencies spending on award coins? A nonpartisan group wants to know

How much are other agencies spending on award coins? A nonpartisan group wants to know “Cause of Action, a nonpartisan government accountability group, has asked 28 federal agencies’ inspectors general offices for information on award coins issued to federal employees.  The group has filed a Freedom of Information Act request […]