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.
09/24/14 09:30 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state watchdog for the Illinois Treasurer has asked Dan Rutherford's office to review its timekeeping policies after an investigation found three top staff members falsified timecards. Executive Inspector General David Wells' investigation, posted recently on the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/24/14 06:30 PM
The Justice Department is suing a tax preparation firm over "tens of millions of dollars" in tax fraud involving the Earned Income Tax Credit, a program with a significant history of bogus payments.
By Richard Pollock | 09/24/14 12:18 PM
The fake licenses are produced by high-tech forgery rings and are so accurate they could lead to breaches in homeland security.
By Richard Pollock | 09/24/14 08:24 AM
Twenty-nine percent of independent insurance brokers claim their businesses have been injured by Obamacare, according to a new survey.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/23/14 03:58 PM
A private nonprofit government watchdog group will soon work with congressional committees to help them oversee federal spending and programs.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14 05:25 PM
There is no documentation for more than $22 million worth of repairs that postmasters and other postal officials paid for last year with credit cards, according to USPS inspector general.
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