By Kelly Cohen | 04/22/14 03:55 PM
According to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, more than 2,800 employees with "conduct issues" received more than $2.8 million in monetary awards, more than 27,000 hours in time-off awards and 175 quality step — or pay grade — increases.
By Michal Conger | 04/16/14 05:26 PM
Federal agencies have little data on the costs and benefits of environmental reviews required by the National Environmental Policy Act, even though thousands of projects requiring the reviews are high-profile and expensive, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office....
By Michal Conger | 04/11/14 11:44 AM
Department of Energy officials could save taxpayers at least $4.2 billion by scrapping a loan program the government said last week it wants to revive, according to Government Accountability Office Comptroller General Gene Dodaro.
By Mark Flatten | 04/09/14 07:33 PM
Barry Coates knows he will die soon and thus become another preventable patient death resulting from botched care at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital. In November 2010, Coates sought treatment for severe abdominal pain and rectal bleeding at a VA hospital in Hartsville, S.C. The...
By Washington Examiner | 04/08/14 05:47 PM
The United States has always been a nation brimming from one end to the other with pragmatic people blessed with extra helpings of common sense. That’s one of the keys to understanding why Americans have built the richest country on earth, with the most widely distributed prosperity in human...
By Kelly Cohen | 03/21/14 05:10 PM
Senior federal officials use government airplanes for many non-official purposes, but agencies don't track the trips, according to the Government Accountability Office. More than 1,700 aircraft are owned or leased by the federal government and are used to "accomplish a wide variety of...
03/21/14 02:57 PM
HONOLULU — State Sen. Sam Slom is asking the state to provide information on more than $200 million in federal grants it received to set up Hawaii's health insurance marketplace. Slom sent a letter to the Department of Health seeking copies of grant applications and other documents. He...
By Zack Colman | 03/11/14 03:47 PM
U.S. nuclear reactors are safer than they were before the Fukushima Daiichi meltdown that occurred three years ago in Japan, but automated data collection systems are still not prepared to operate in extreme conditions, according to a Government Accountability Office report. The GAO report,...
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