By Mark Flatten | 10/01/14 04:41 PM
The DC Department of Employment Services cannot show it has done much to ensure city employees stop collecting unemployment insurance payments once they get hired, according to a report issued Tuesday.
By Sarah Westwood | 10/01/14 05:03 PM
Federal employees working for a Bureau of Land Management program designed to fight wildfires logged hours for fighting conflagrations that hadn't yet started and bought hundreds of thousands of dollars in gift cards using government funds, a government watchdog reports.
By Luke Rosiak | 10/01/14 06:44 PM
TracFone Wireless, the largest Obamaphone vendor, receives more than $9 per line from the federal government for each phone it distributes to the poor, but sells similar service to the general public for less than $7.
By Richard Pollock | 10/01/14 07:10 PM
Insurance companies with a small share of the health insurance market have virtually disappeared from Obamacare state health care exchanges, replaced by big-foot carriers that have traditionally dominated the market, according to a congressional watchdog study.
By Sarah Westwood | 10/01/14 02:43 PM
A U.S. Postal Service program designed to make it easier for people to forward mail to their new homes has jeopardized the privacy of millions of addresses, according to a government watchdog.
By Mark Flatten | 09/30/14 09:35 PM
Inspector general finds top VA procurement official steered contract to vendor with inside information.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/30/14 05:37 PM
The Army and Marine Corps spent more than $100 million to return vehicles from Afghanistan that the services no longer needed, instead of destroying them or turning them over to Afghan forces, because those costs were not factored into decisions on what to do with them, the Government...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/30/14 04:47 PM
A federal judge ruled Monday that the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration cannot withhold information on whether the White House received confidential taxpayer information by citing certain exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act.
By Mark Flatten | 09/30/14 03:43 PM
Veterans with disability claims pending in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Houston office were left without a decision or explanation after a worker inappropriately dumped their cases, according to the agency's inspector general.
By Richard Pollock | 09/30/14 03:25 PM
An activist group that has been waging an aggressive advertising campaign against "shady tactics" of payday lenders may have misled consumers when it used the logo of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in an advocacy video without the agency's permission.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/30/14 02:11 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials can't assure that water resources are safe from the hazardous waste that emanates from sewage facilities, according to a government watchdog.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14 12:17 PM
A consultant who was paid lavishly by the government to identify waste was found to have received contracts improperly and is now suing the government for $10 million.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14 06:12 PM
Nearly one in three dollars that the federal government uses to meet its quota for buying from "disadvantaged" businesses didn't actually go to such firms, usually instead going to ones that were once in the training-wheels program, but have since outgrown it.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/29/14 06:42 PM
Two environmental nonprofits are launching more Endangered Species Act lawsuits now than they did before signing a 2011 agreement with the federal government to file fewer such actions, according to a study made public Monday by an energy industry advocacy group.
By Richard Pollock | 09/29/14 04:24 PM
Internal Revenue Service employees may not be properly closing more than half of all uncollectible delinquent federal tax cases, according to the Treasury Department Inspector General for Tax Administration.
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