By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 08:55 AM
In a letter, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said he was puzzled by DOJ's refusal to disclose Andrew Strelka's contact information, adding that "obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime."
By Richard Pollock | 09/04/14 05:47 PM
"It would be interesting right now to ask the committee of the Nobel Peace Prize if they were not wrong in giving him the Nobel Prize," Alvaro Ramazzini said.
09/05/14 06:00 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Connecticut man has admitted taking about $1.5 million in bribes while serving as the executive director of the West Haven Housing Authority. U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly says 55-year-old Michael Siwek of North Haven pleaded guilty Thursday in...
09/04/14 09:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP could be looking at close to $18 billion in additional fines over the nation's worst offshore oil spill after a federal judge ruled Thursday that the company acted with "gross negligence" in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier concluded that...
By Mark Flatten | 09/04/14 05:31 PM
Congressional request for more information about Veterans Affairs investigation was rebuffed by the agency's inspector general.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/04/14 03:20 PM
Nothing was done for months on end with nearly half of the taxpayer complaints submitted to the IRS about private tax preparers during 2012 and most of 2013, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. "Complaints against tax return preparers are not timely processed,"...
By Richard Pollock | 09/03/14 05:32 PM
Gene Aloise, deputy special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said Wednesday that government should operate with a "presumption of openness" in responding to IGs' information requests.
By Mark Flatten | 09/03/14 12:26 PM
MuckRock News has been battling HUD for more than a year over access to records pertaining to problems in public housing.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/03/14 10:27 AM
The staff has enraged the board overseeing it, half of whose members are congressmen, by scheduling an important board meeting during a congressional recess without asking whether the board members would be available.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 06:10 PM
Many of the vehicles are being used in areas that lack CNG fueling stations, according to Watchdog.org.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 07:05 PM
Treasury officials also made multiple math errors in summarizing the results of the surveys, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Recovery Program Christy Romero said.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 01:58 PM
The Department of Homeland Security has no idea which of its vehicles are under-used.
09/02/14 10:52 AM
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s Consumer Protection Division filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Fort Dodge-based cosmetology school for allegedly engaging in deceptive, omissive and unfair practices. The lawsuit, which was filed in...
08/29/14 04:15 PM
Nearly 6 million laptop power cords that can overheat and start a fire are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include potentially faulty helmets and bunk beds. Here's a more detailed view: LAPTOP POWER CORDS DETAILS: Power cords that came with HP and Compaq laptops and mini...
By Mark Tapscott | 08/29/14 12:15 PM
Official watchdogs at three federal agencies are doing a poor job of spreading the word about the rights and protections available to federal employees who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and corruption.
By Byron York | 09/22/14
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By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14