To Attract Feds to Events, Conferences Are Becoming Luncheons
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Two of the counts are directly related to the conference; the others involve personal trips, including one between Guam and Saipan, for which he allegedly charged the government. This week, an inspector general report suggested that the agency needs to boost controls on use of its purchase cards, even though spending on the cards declined by more than half between fiscal 2011 and fiscal 2013. It’s tougher to sell traditional conferences to federal attendees these days.