Inspector General Open Recommendations
09/19/2023 - Corporation for Public Broadcasting Audit of Selected Corporation for Public Broadcasting Production Grants Awarded to NewsHour Productions, LLC for the Period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, Report No. APJ2211-2314 Audit - Open Recommendations
We recommend CPB add a requirement to CPB’s production grant proposal requirements that the use of rate cards must be approved in advance by CPB, the rate card methodology must be documented and shared with CPB as part of its budget documentation, and the various rates for manpower services, facilities, and equipment must be traceable to the grantee’s official accounting records to supports its actual costs.
We recommend CPB enforce existing grant requirements that grantees must keep books, records, and general ledger accounts related to the grant sufficient to enable CPB to verify all direct costs, overhead, and other administrative allocations (e.g., production rate cards for various manpower job positions, facilities, and equipment) used by the grantee to report its actual costs to CPB that are traceable to the grantees official accounting records.
09/19/2023 - Department of Veterans Affairs Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System in Minnesota Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations
09/18/2023 - Export-Import Bank Independent Audit on the Effectiveness of EXIM’s Information Security Program and Practices Report for Fiscal Year 2023 Audit - Open Recommendations
09/18/2023 - Department of Defense Audit of Army’s Oversight for Ukraine-Specific Logistics Civil Augmentation Program V Services in the U.S. European Command Area of Responsibility Audit - Open Recommendations
Rec. 1.b: The DoD OIG recommended that the Commander, 409th Contracting Support Brigade implement requirements from the 409th Contracting Support Brigade Quality Assurance Plan for tracking completion of Contracting Officer's Representative monthly surveillance, and ensuring Quality Assurance Specialist personnel review and approve Contracting Officer's Representative monthly surveillance reports.
Rec. 1.a: The DoD OIG recommended that the Commander, 409th Contracting Support Brigade develop and implement a process to continuously track Contracting Officer's Representative coverage for all Logistics Civil Augmentation Program V services in the U.S. European Command and designate Contracting Officer's Representatives, as applicable.
09/18/2023 - Department of Health & Human Services FDA Could Take Stronger Enforcement Action Against Tobacco Retailers With Histories of Sales to Youth and Other Violations Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations
09/18/2023 - U.S. Agency for International Development Financial Audit of USAID’s Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture Activity Managed by WorldFish, PIO Grant 72038818IO00002, February 6, 2018 to December 31, 2019 (5-388-23-028-R) Other - Open Recommendations
09/18/2023 - U.S. Agency for International Development Financial Audit of the Project Management & Engineering Services for FATA Infrastructure Program in Pakistan Managed by Planning and Development Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Grant 135, PIL 391-013-32, Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2022 Other - Open Recommendations
09/15/2023 - Department of Homeland Security Results of Unannounced Inspections of CBP Holding Facilities in the El Paso Area Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations