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 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 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 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 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."
By Sarah Westwood | 09/26/14 02:33 PM
Federal officials wasted more than $12 million on unnecessary repairs by not following their own guidelines for disaster clean-up.
By Mark Flatten | 09/26/14 02:23 PM
The retirement of John Goldman, director of the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Ga., was announced Monday. Then on Friday, VA sent out a press release saying the agency has "proposed removal" for Goldman.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/26/14 01:50 PM
The Government Accountability Office said its analysis "found that most agencies showed no statistically significant change in use during this period" in a report made public Friday.
By Paul Bedard | 09/26/14 12:24 PM
Burdensome federal regulations cost Americans at least $1.88 trillion annually, and that doesn't include the impact of President Obama's "pen and phone" rule making.
09/26/14 08:00 AM
WACO, Texas (AP) — A former Central Texas judge already on probation for a records and mileage reimbursement scam faces up to 10 years in federal prison for stealing a dead man's Social Security benefits, prosecutors said. Jean Laster Boone, who resigned last October as a McLennan County...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/25/14 05:34 PM
It's GAO's latest criticism of the troubled program, which has been plagued by performance problems since it began 10 years ago.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/25/14 12:47 PM
Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson failed to complete a required form listing all official records in her possession when she left the agency in 2013.
09/25/14 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 26-year Navy veteran and longtime internal Navy watchdog has been nominated to serve as the District of Columbia's new inspector general. Mayor Vincent Gray announced the nomination of Daniel Lucas on Thursday. Lucas will have to be confirmed by the D.C. Council, which...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/24/14 11:53 PM
An ambitious effort to equip the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy with a single combat aircraft, originally billed as a way to be more efficient, will cost $8.8 billion a year to more to operate than the aging planes it will replace, the Government Accountability Office says.
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