By Charles Hoskinson | 09/30/14 05:37 PM
The Army and Marine Corps spent more than $100 million to return vehicles from Afghanistan that the services no longer needed, instead of destroying them or turning them over to Afghan forces, because those costs were not factored into decisions on what to do with them, the Government...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/30/14 04:47 PM
A federal judge ruled Monday that the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration cannot withhold information on whether the White House received confidential taxpayer information by citing certain exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act.
By Mark Flatten | 09/30/14 03:43 PM
Veterans with disability claims pending in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Houston office were left without a decision or explanation after a worker inappropriately dumped their cases, according to the agency's inspector general.
By Richard Pollock | 09/30/14 03:25 PM
An activist group that has been waging an aggressive advertising campaign against "shady tactics" of payday lenders may have misled consumers when it used the logo of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in an advocacy video without the agency's permission.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/30/14 02:11 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials can't assure that water resources are safe from the hazardous waste that emanates from sewage facilities, according to a government watchdog.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14 12:17 PM
A consultant who was paid lavishly by the government to identify waste was found to have received contracts improperly and is now suing the government for $10 million.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14 06:12 PM
Nearly one in three dollars that the federal government uses to meet its quota for buying from "disadvantaged" businesses didn't actually go to such firms, usually instead going to ones that were once in the training-wheels program, but have since outgrown it.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/29/14 06:42 PM
Two environmental nonprofits are launching more Endangered Species Act lawsuits now than they did before signing a 2011 agreement with the federal government to file fewer such actions, according to a study made public Monday by an energy industry advocacy group.
By Richard Pollock | 09/29/14 04:24 PM
Internal Revenue Service employees may not be properly closing more than half of all uncollectible delinquent federal tax cases, according to the Treasury Department Inspector General for Tax Administration.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/29/14 02:49 PM
A General Services Administration watchdog said significant risks remain for fraud and abuse in the agency's charge card program despite multiple calls for its reform in recent years.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/29/14 12:42 PM
A group of government watchdogs sent a letter to President Obama on Monday encouraging him to clarify policies that prevent agencies from complying with laws aimed at increasing transparency.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/26/14 05:45 PM
Officials admitted Maryland's 10,000 percent increase over three years in a little-noticed hearing before the House's Subcommittee on Communications and Technology in April last year.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/26/14 11:55 AM
Dozens of members of the U.S. House of Representatives have missed two-thirds of this session's committee meetings, where much of the nuts-and-bolts work of Congress gets done, a Washington Examiner analysis found.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/26/14 04:28 PM
Federal agencies are inflating the number of economically-disadvantaged small businesses they say they're contracting with, handing out more than $400 million to ineligible firms last year alone.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/27/14 12:12 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials spent millions of tax dollars over a dozen years on an alternative asbestos removal study that "threatened human health."
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