By Richard Pollock | 07/31/14 06:15 PM
Officials at the Government Accountability Office are launching an investigation into charges of workplace discrimination and retaliation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
By Richard Pollock | 07/29/14 08:29 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials appear to be taking the unusual step of seeking to negate a critical employment report issued last spring and counter it with a new investigation.
By Richard Pollock | 07/29/14 11:16 AM
A code of silence is apparently in force among Democratic and liberal activists groups funded by Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss, whose former company conducted illegal human experiments where three elderly patients died. None of the 10 organizations contacted by the Washington Examiner would...
By Richard Pollock | 07/22/14 06:17 PM
Stronger cybersecurity measures are needed to protect a federal data-mining system containing the most private financial information on hundreds of millions of Americans, an inspector general warns.
By Richard Pollock | 07/22/14 05:02 PM
One of President Obama's closest White House advisers counts among his key financial supporters a reclusive Swiss billionaire whose company conducted illegal human experiments that resulted in the deaths of three elderly patients.
By Richard Pollock | 07/21/14 01:42 PM
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling is demanding "full, unredacted" emails and financial records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about the exploding costs for its headquarters building renovation.
By Richard Pollock | 07/07/14 10:03 AM
When leaders of the animal rights movement agreed May 15 to pay $15.7 million to America's most famous circus, it seemed to be the end of the 14-year-old case.
By Richard Pollock | 07/01/14 07:10 PM
Renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Washington headquarters have gone up another $65 million in the past six months, and there's no "sound basis" for the renovations, an internal government watchdog says. Â
By Ed Sykes and Richard Pollock | 07/01/14 10:02 AM
Ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are quickly growing in popularity across the country, but some aren't on board with the new trend. Among them, groups representing taxi fleets and drivers are laying siege to the new trends, calling them unsafe and unregulated.
By Richard Pollock | 06/30/14 04:39 PM
The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.
By Richard Pollock | 06/25/14 01:10 PM
Several weeks after a top whistleblower testified of widespread discrimination and retaliation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, agency officials quietly moved to reimburse its managers for legal counsel and offer legal protections, the Washington Examiner has learned. The new CFPB...
By Richard Pollock | 06/19/14 09:03 AM
A House subcommittee is investigating whether a high-ranking official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau interfered with a congressional investigation of workplace discrimination allegations at her agency.
By Richard Pollock | 06/17/14 07:17 PM
A high-ranking Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official is attempting to silence a CFPB whistleblower before he testifies to a House subcommittee, a move that critics called rare and improper. An attorney for Liza Strong, the bureau's head of employee relations, on Tuesday demanded that...
By Richard Pollock | 06/16/14 06:29 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials settled a high-profile complaint of gender discrimination and retaliation Monday, ending a two-year saga involving senior enforcement attorney Angela Martin.
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