02/19/14 03:14 PM
B. Biden WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden warned Delaware residents on Monday about two email scams that were recently reported to his Consumer Protection Unit. In one scam, Delaware residents received an email that purportedly came from a credit...
By Lejla Sarcevic | 02/19/14 12:27 PM
A backlog of thousands of expired NASA contracts that have taken years to close out could be costing the space agency as much at $61 million, according to an audit from the agency's inspector general.
By Michal Conger | 02/18/14 06:06 PM
Sometimes in the nation's capital, getting answers to the simplest questions can be the biggest challenge. The Washington Examiner recently requested from the General Services Administration data on the 10 cities with the most vacant federally owned or leased property. As the government's...
By Logan Porter | 02/18/14 12:11 PM
A Virginia businessman has been sentenced to almost four years in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $2 million for his part in what the Justice Department called "the largest domestic bribery and bid-rigging scheme in the history of federal contracting." Oh Sung Kwon of Vienna, Va.,...
By Richard Pollock | 02/14/14 05:54 AM
Federal Reserve investigators want to know why renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's headquarters building have soared to more than three times the original estimate, the Washington Examiner has learned.
By Kelly Cohen | 02/13/14 12:46 PM
Federal agencies have a long way to go in deciding who should and shouldn't get security clearances, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. The federal government, which has more than 5.1 million federal and contract employees, spent more than $1 billion in 2011 on...
By Logan Porter | 02/12/14 04:51 PM
President Obama put federal contractor pay in the spotlight with his State of the Union address proposal to raise the minimum wage for employees of companies doing government work. But how much do federal contractors make now? The numbers show they're paid an average of twice what than private...
02/11/14 03:30 PM
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen advised consumers on Friday to beware of a sweepstakes letter claiming to be from Gov. Dannel Malloy that is actually part of a prize scam. The fake letter bears a replica of Malloy’s signature...
By Mark Tapscott | 02/04/14 09:24 AM
They said Wall Street banks were "too big to fail" in 2008. In 2014, it's the federal government that is "Too Big to Manage." That's the title of a series appearing this week on washingtonexaminer.com by the Watchdog investigative reporting team's Mark Flatten. It's about "official time" and...
By Luke Rosiak | 02/04/14 05:28 AM
Democrats in Congress sponsored 618 bills in 2013 that would have spent at least $1.35 trillion, and Republicans sponsored 147 bills worth $635 billion, according to a Washington Examiner analysis.
By Washington Examiner | 02/03/14 04:36 PM
To understand why grassroots dissatisfaction with the Republican establishment in Washington is so intense, look no further than the Agriculture Act of 2014 produced by a Senate-House conference committee.
02/03/14 11:09 AM
SAN DIEGO — Two civilian defense contractors have pleaded guilty in a San Diego federal court, bringing to nine the number of defendants who have admitted guilt in recent days to their involvement in a scheme involving bribes and kickbacks at Camp Pendleton and other federal facilities....
02/03/14 11:07 AM
HOUSTON — A veteran government worker in Houston has been convicted of passport fraud for providing legal documents to people with fake paperwork. Prosecutors say Nyle Churchwell remains in custody pending sentencing at a date to be determined. He faces up to 20 years in prison after being...
By Michal Conger | 01/30/14 04:47 PM
Afghanistan's government can't handle U.S. money without serious risk of waste and corruption, the U.S. Agency for International Development found, but agency officials hid that information from Congress and asked a top federal watchdog to keep the information secret as well. USAID did share...
By Mark Tapscott | 01/30/14 09:08 AM
Here's a truly disturbing thought — What if members of Congress were able to spend as much of your money as they wanted? Here's the good news: It is possible to find an answer to that question for each of the 435 members of the House of Representatives and all 100 U.S. senators.
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