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.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/21/13 09:11 AM
Hosting a fundraiser for President Obama may be the key to getting millions in federal green energy tax dollars, according to the Washington Free Beacon’s Lachlan Markay. LanzaTech, a green energy biofuel company, received a $4 million award on Sept. 19 from the Department of Energy, only...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/20/13 02:33 PM
Buying ambassadorships has been done for decades in the nation's capital. Here's how it's done in the Obama administration, according to Michael Beckel of the Center for Public Integrity. Bruce Heyman, a veteran Goldman Sachs executive, has raised with the help of his wife more than $750,000...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/19/13 03:10 PM
Not going to work paid off for one government employee -- just not how he hoped it would.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/13 04:49 PM
Is $400 million worth 17 years in federal prison? Ask Stephen G. Fields, who was sentenced Monday to spend that length of time in prison for massive bank fraud. Fields, 49, of Chesapeake, Va., was found guilty May 24 after a 10-week jury trial on multiple charges including conspiracy to commit...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/13 04:42 PM
Maryland officials misused more than $20 million from a federal waiver program, according to the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/13 11:48 AM
Mismanagement may cost the Lowell Housing Authority of Lowell, Mass., more than $10 million, an audit by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development found. The authority, which provides housing for low-income families as well as elderly and disabled people,...
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