Civilian workers at Indiana’s Naval Weapons Station Crane sought and received nearly $4 million in pay for working with explosives, handling microorganisms or being in dangerous conditions. The only problem was, they never worked under such conditions.
Another veterans scandal hit the Obama administration Wednesday with the emergence of an internal Veterans Affairs memo that allowed bureaucrats to cook their books and assert they were answering diligently President Obama’s call to reduce the backlog of veterans’ benefits claims.
An internal Drug Enforcement Administration report on Colombian sex parties, made public by Congress, shows the federal agency gave 10 of its agents a slap on the wrist for partying with prostitutes while allowing local police to watch their weapons and personal property.
The IRS spent millions of dollars on polling and more than $8,000 on a stair climber, a key senator revealed Tuesday, even as the agency is pleading poverty and begging Congress to boost its budget in order to do better customer service.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants footage from the Metropolitan Police Department’s expanding body camera program to be exempt from public records requests, making the District one of an increasing number of jurisdictions trying to limit access in order to balance the technology with privacy concerns.
The federal government is sitting on billions of dollars in money and valuable resources it no longer needs and could capitalize on to help reduce the deficit or pay for other priorities, Congress’s chief investigative arm reported Tuesday.
Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz will tell lawmakers during a congressional hearing Tuesday that the two oversight reviews he has conducted show that the department has done little to address a subculture of “good ol’ boy” behavior that has been around since the 1990s.
A whistleblower in the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs office has been placed on unpaid leave less than one week after he and other VA workers met privately with Republican lawmakers investigating complaints about the beleaguered agency, raising fresh concerns about employee intimidation at the department.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection needs to do a better job overseeing contractors used to perform maintenance on equipment as part of a border inspection program, a federal audit found.
When former Marine Sgt. Chris Morey went to the VA for excruciating back pain and migraines, doctors said they couldn’t do anything for him because they had not received his deployment medical history from the military.