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Watchdog positions sit empty

Oct 4, 2019
Nine of the top inspector general posts in the government remain vacant.
Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson arrives for a closed door briefing before the House Intelligence Committee on October 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. Atkinson is on the Hill to discuss a whistleblower complaint regarding a phone conversation between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
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Unsettled leadership could hurt federal disaster response

Mar 31, 2017
FEMA still lacks a permanent chief.
Last summer, a few thousand acres of forest burned in the foothills above Duarte, northeast of Los Angeles.
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