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 Lejla Sarcevic | 02/19/14 11:52 AM
A recent congressional oversight hearing on IRS targeting and harassment of conservative and Tea Party groups sparked several heated exchanges between members of Congress about the legitimacy of the official investigation of the scandal.
02/18/14 06:45 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Whistle-blower Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site, was fired Tuesday from her job at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Busche's complaints are part of a string of whistle-blower and other claims related...
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.,...
02/18/14 09:27 AM
NBC News writes that California's Department of Social Services acknowledged last week that the state is not able to adequately monitor centers caring for children and elderly.
02/18/14 09:22 AM
Some of the poorest, oldest and most vulnerable people in the Bay Area live in Richmond public housing, where vermin and crime are known problems. But residents say their pleas for help are going ignored, the Center for Investigative Reporting writes.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:19 AM
A legislative committee has cleared stiffer conflict-of-interest standards for West Virginia's attorney general, who called the action politically motivated.
02/18/14 09:19 AM
An analysis of federal records by NBC News has found that wealthy beach dwellers stand to be bailed out by taxpayers the next time a destructive hurricane, tsunami or tropical storm hits, thanks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's altered flood maps.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:14 AM
House Bill 2586 would require the state Department of Revenue to submit an annual report detailing the names of companies who get corporate credits of $5,000 or more and to make that report public.
By Mark Flatten | 02/18/14 04:43 AM
From California to New Hampshire, state governments are using smoke and mirrors instead of cash to meet the constitutional or statutory mandates that they finish their fiscal years with balanced budgets.
02/15/14 01:14 PM
(www.wjla.com) Several employees at volunteer fire departments in Virginia's Fauquier and Loudoun Counties accused or convicted of embezzling thousands of dollars for personal gain.
By Jeff Barnard | 02/14/14 08:18 AM
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden and three congressional colleagues on Thursday requested a federal investigation of Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange, which has been unable to sign up a single person through its online portal because of technical problems that were known months before it was...
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 Michal Conger | 02/13/14 06:13 PM
Shortly after former North Dakota congressional contender Shane Goettle ended his bid for the Republican nomination in April 2012, he joined Odney Advertising to start its public affairs and lobbying arm.
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