By Kelly Cohen | 11/21/13 01:03 PM
Environmental Protection Agency workers incorrectly classified information in some documents, with the same set of facts deemed both "confidential" and "secret" within the same report, the agency's inspector general has found. The IG found the EPA fails to follow "national security information...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/19/13 04:01 PM
Ohio officials owe the federal government more than $3 million for excessive child care claims, according to a federal watchdog. The Child Care Development Fund program spent more than $41 million — about $38 million in federal dollars —between 2007 and 2011.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/14/13 06:34 PM
Internal management problems in the General Services Administration's Washington, D.C., regional office have caused repeated procurement failures, the agency's inspector general has found. The Nov. 7 audit found little progress has been made in fixing issues identified by the IG between fiscal...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/13/13 01:31 PM
More than 355,000 Americans have pledged money to Organizing for Action from January to September -- totaling more than $21 million.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/08/13 05:32 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa subpoenaed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Friday to produce documents he requested more than six months ago. Issa, a California Republican, and Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the ranking Republican...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/07/13 03:59 PM
Two senators are calling for the resignation of the Department of Homeland Security's deputy inspector general. Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Charles K. Edwards improperly delayed responding to a Senate subcommittee's investigation of his conduct. McCaskill is...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/06/13 10:55 AM
Cyber weaknesses continue to nag the Department of Energy — as does the agency's failure to fix them, its inspector general has found.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/05/13 12:50 PM
Flaws in the Small Business Administration allow large businesses to get awards and contracts really meant for small businesses, the agency's inspector general found. The Oct. 31 audit was an update on 11 management and performances challenges the SBA is attempting to fix. The SBA's...
By Kelly Cohen | 10/31/13 11:26 AM
Recipients of Obama stimulus funds — including public agencies in New Jersey and California — continue to spend their awarded money without reporting to the federal government what they do with it, according to a federal oversight board. The recipients are supposed to submit reports...
By Michal Conger and Kelly Cohen | 10/30/13 01:12 PM
Millions of tax dollars that could go toward Hurricane Sandy recovery are instead going to research on the storm recovery process, according to a nonprofit government watchdog group. Judicial Watch said the Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than $8 million in grants to...
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