House Democrat Seeks to Hold IGs Accountable for Reviewing Agencies’ Reopenings

NextGov: A House Democrat launched a tracker on Wednesday to follow inspectors general’s progress in reviewing their agencies' reopening plans, pleasing federal employee unions.

Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, established the online tool to follow the responses to letters he sent in June to 24 IG offices asking them to develop assessment plans to review their agencies’ return to offices after teleworking during the novel coronavirus pandemic and then provide them to his subcommittee.

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