By Michal Conger | 09/30/13 02:08 PM
Two sweeping environmental laws have given the Environmental Protection Agency power to influence policy at every level of government, raising concerns the agency has crossed the line separating the executive branch from the legislative branch.
By Michal Conger | 09/30/13 01:37 PM
Time for Hillary PAC looks like just one more organization dedicated to making Hillary Clinton the next president, but an investigation by the Center for Public Integrity's Michael Beckel raises questions about whether the group is a real political action committee or a sham designed to funnel...
By Michal Conger | 09/29/13 03:04 PM
Terry McAuliffe's electric car company GreenTech Automotive has a history of friendly ties to the Democratic nominee for Virginia governor's political connections, and Virginia Watchdog on Friday uncovered two more. Tracy Sefl, a prominent Democratic political consultant, was a McAuliffe...
By Michal Conger | 09/26/13 06:32 PM
A former construction company president faked applications to two taxpayer-funded programs for disadvantaged businesses and made her personal income appear lower than it was to qualify for the money, according to the Department of Transportation's inspector general. Elaine Martin, former...
By Michal Conger | 09/26/13 01:46 PM
A Spain-based green energy company whose advisory board includes former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson recently received $33.6 million in taxpayer funds from the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., where Richardson also sits on the advisory board, according to the Washington Free Beacon's C.J....
By Michal Conger | 09/24/13 04:47 PM
GreenTech Automotive had never before built or sold a single automobile when it promised in 2008 to create thousands of jobs and produce one million electric passenger cars within five years. But so far the Mississippi-based company has failed to produce any cars, and that has lawmakers and...
By Michal Conger | 09/23/13 06:30 PM
A top State Department official has admitted to providing false information to a Senate subcommittee during a July hearing on U.S. embassy security in Afghanistan. Sen. Claire McCaskill raised concerns about the security contract at the Kabul embassy, and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., pressed...
By Michal Conger | 09/20/13 09:51 AM
Inspectors generals' offices aren't immune to budget woes, and some of the government's front-line watchdogs say sequestration has limited their ability to expose waste, fraud and corruption, according to a survey of IG offices.
By Michal Conger | 09/18/13 09:01 AM
Judicial Watch has sued the Department of Justice over the government's refusal to release documents related to Attorney General Eric Holder's 2012 contempt citation by the House of Representatives.
By Michal Conger | 09/17/13 08:09 PM
Ron Binz, President Obama's pick to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, was grilled Tuesday at a Senate confirmation hearing over his coordination with lobbyists, a public relations firm, a White House official and FERC staff, all seeking to promote his Image ahead of nomination...
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