By Associated Press | 06/23/14 07:58 AM
Seven U.S. Postal Service employees are facing their first court appearances in a Connecticut fraud and larceny case.
By Kelly Cohen | 06/20/14 04:46 PM
Medicaid wrongly paid out more than $14 billion last year to managed care organizations, often for treatments or services that were not necessary, never performed or weren't eligible for coverage. That's according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. For comparison, $14...
By Kelly Cohen | 06/20/14 05:09 PM
Nearly $500,000 in Indiana venture capital funds wound up going to a startup business headed by the very man whose firm had been hired by Indiana to manage the venture capital fund.
By Mark Flatten | 06/20/14 03:14 PM
Every top manager of the Department of Veterans Affairs received a positive performance evaluation for the past four years, and 78 percent got a bonus in 2013, despite a string of patient deaths and falsification of records related to patient wait times, according to congressional testimony...
By Ed Sykes | 06/19/14 08:39 AM
Two whistleblowers testified before a House subcommittee Wednesday on Capitol Hill, detailing claims of racial discrimination by their employer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Washington Examiner Senior Investigative Reporter Richard Pollock has the exclusive interviews.
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 Mark Flatten | 06/18/14 04:52 PM
Top managers at the Department of Veterans Affairs have been held “accountable” for preventable patient deaths, falsified records and long backlogs in care. What that means is not clear.
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 Kelly Cohen | 06/17/14 05:47 PM
An internal investigation done in the wake of the fatal 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has found that six government contractors who hire local guards at overseas embassies failed to fully vet the job candidates.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/17/14 04:45 PM
An innovative data analysis finds that states with high levels of public corruption spend less on schools and public health because its easier for dishonest officials to extract bribes from other activities like construction, road-building, public finance and government employee compensation.
By Kelly Cohen | 06/17/14 01:08 PM
Fuel worth more than $52,000 can usually get someone far -- but in Ohio, no one is sure where the $52,000 worth of fuel has gone.
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.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/16/14 04:35 PM
Former Internal Revenue Service executive Lois Lerner launched the federal tax agency's program targeting Tea Party and conservative non-profits in 2010 because “we won't be able to stay out of this -- we need a plan.”
By Verena Dobnik | 06/16/14 08:36 AM
NEW YORK — Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark. Sticky traps scattered around the tidy, fifth-floor walkup yield as many as three rats a night, what she believes is just a fraction of the invading...
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