12/03/13 08:52 AM
(cironline.org) In 2010, a California developmental center nursing assistant was accused of stomping a patient unconscious. After delays and shoddy investigations, no one has been charged and the facility has not been penalized.
12/03/13 08:49 AM
Bluffdale agreed to sell water to the National Security Agency at a rate below its own guidelines and the Utah average in order to secure the contract and spur economic development in the town, according to records and interviews. The deal could mean savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars a...
12/03/13 08:47 AM
WHEN AMERICANS think about donating money to charity around the holidays, they tend to think of the organizations whose names have become practically synonymous with philanthropy: the United Way, the Salvation Army, Feed the Children. But on a list of the top money-raising charities in the...
By Kelly Cohen | 12/02/13 07:05 PM
Small businesses picked for financial backing from a U.S. Department of Energy "mentoring" program are often poor choices, the agency's inspector general found. The Mentor-Protégé Program seeks to encourage small businesses to be prime contractors or subcontractors -- or "protégés." The...
11/30/13 06:53 PM
(www.nytimes.com) The suspension of a contractor is another serious embarrassment for the Navy, which is already dealing with an investigation of its main ship supplier in the Pacific.
11/27/13 12:07 PM
In May, 2008, 75-year-old Jim Workman, a retired Air Force colonel, entered an emergency room at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Biloxi, Miss., complaining of shortness of breath, coughing and fever. A chest X-ray was ordered, and the radiologist discovered a two-centimeter mass...
11/27/13 11:59 AM
State employees haven't had an across-the-board raise in seven years -- but that's not stopping some of their bosses from cashing in. The 9 Investigates team combed agency agendas and identified more than $250,000 in raises that state boards and commissions have given out to agency heads since...
By Richard Pollock | 11/27/13 05:22 AM
Obamacare applicants are finding their premiums are tripling, their favorite doctors aren't available, and many prestigious hospitals offering specialized care are off-limits to them, according to a Washington Examiner survey of health insurance agents and brokers across the country.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/26/13 06:15 PM
Is the Pentagon's inspector general turning a "blind eye" to inaccuracies produced by the Department of Defense's chief accounting agency? Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking minority member of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, believes DOD's Defense Finance and Accounting...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/26/13 04:20 PM
About $2 billion of work done by the Department of Energy for other agencies had little oversight, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The projects, known as "Work for Others," allow non-Energy Department agencies to use 17 of the agency's "unique and highly specialized...
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