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...
By Kelly Cohen | 10/29/13 05:16 PM
Federal contractor Axway overcharged the General Services Administration and now has to pay — $6.2 million, to be exact.
By Kelly Cohen | 10/24/13 05:58 PM
Better oversight of the U.S. Postal Service's fleet could allow it to pocket $17 million in savings, the agency's inspector general found.
By Kelly Cohen | 10/22/13 06:28 PM
The reigning Super Bowl champion has agreed to promote Maryland's Obamacare exchange, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch. The nonprofit government watchdog said the Baltimore Ravens will get $130,000 to help state officials promote the Maryland Health Connection. The deal was...
By Kelly Cohen | 10/04/13 04:16 PM
A project to replace a failing radioactive waste treatment facility is failing as well, according to a report from the Department of Energy's inspector general.
By Michal Conger and Kelly Cohen | 10/02/13 04:00 PM
Cause of Action wants answers about the federal Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission and has taken another step to get them. A government accountability group, Cause of Action filed an appeal this week against the National Archives and Records Administration challenging its withholding of...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/26/13 04:29 PM
U.S. Postal Service officials doled out more than $37 million in contracts without allowing for competition, the agency's inspector general found. Officials at the Postal Service who awarded contracts did not provide required documents justifying the fact that 21 of 56 awards collectively...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/25/13 02:13 PM
A former top official on voting rights issues for the Justice Department has joined Judicial Watch, the nonprofit government watchdog group has announced.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/24/13 06:35 PM
Judicial Watch wants to know who made the decision to remove the phrase "So help me God" from certain U.S. Air Force training materials and why, and the nonprofit watchdog group has gone to federal court as a result. The group's Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was filed against the...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/23/13 07:11 PM
Deleted user profiles? Missing documents? The Department of the Interior's in-house computer system for travel expenses hasthese issues and more, according to the agency's inspector general.
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