By Luke Rosiak | 10/01/13 12:11 PM
One federal employee leased a $53,000 take-home car with taxpayer money in apparent defiance of federal regulations and regularly billed the government for service at shops such as BMW of Fairfax. Others charged the government monthly for family members’ cell phones and high-end TV packages...
By Luke Rosiak | 10/01/13 05:18 AM
A prototypical new corporate headquarters in Omaha might have an effective tax rate of 1.4 percent while the same one in Philadelphia would be taxed at 30.7 percent, according to a 200-page analysis by the Tax Foundation and KPMG.
By Richard Pollock | 09/30/13 07:16 PM
U.S. Green Business Council officials have taken the unusual step of concealing the identities of more than 3,000 buildings the group has certified as “green,” the Washington Examiner has learned. As part of the “green building movement,” each year the USGBC issues “Leadership in...
By Luke Rosiak | 09/17/13 05:07 AM
Regular American citizens visiting the nation's capital lost access to the White House in March as President Obama eliminated public tours to make a point in his battle with House Republicans in the sequestration debate over cutting spending or raising taxes.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/09/13 06:59 PM
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential campaign was pressed by the Federal Election Commission last week on why it accepted 23 "contributions from possible foreign nationals" -- which would be illegal -- after the issue was first flagged by the Washington Examiner. Naguib...
By Luke Rosiak | 09/03/13 08:57 AM
One in five U.S. military deaths last year was as a result of suicide, and the number of troops taking their own lives has increased in each of the last three years, according to a Washington Examiner analysis of Department of Defense data.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/29/13 05:10 AM
Dozens of people whose lives have been touched by federal disability wrote to the Washington Examiner after reading its July 30 EXography story and its July 7 story on the rapidly-growing program, which sends taxpayer-funded checks to a group of people larger than the population of New York City...
By Luke Rosiak | 08/27/13 02:30 PM
Business owners who want to receive federal contracts reserved for minorities by law must explain to the Small Business Administration exactly how their race has hindered them in the corporate world, but companies are routinely approved for such preferences despite giving token answers,...
By Luke Rosiak | 08/20/13 05:08 AM
The federal government paid by far the most on record last year to parties who sued it, at $2.9 billion, and will surpass that amount this year, a Washington Examiner analysis of court records found.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/15/13 09:20 AM
A political stalemate has cost billions — and the tab could reach $20 billion — as the United States reneges daily on long-standing contracts to haul away energy companies' nuclear waste, a service they have paid for for decades.
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