A part of the $800 billion stimulus package that President Obama pushed through Congress in 2009 was aimed at reducing diesel emissions and helping the environment, but a big chunk of it may have gone up in smoke, according to a new internal audit.
The United States’ top watchdog in Afghanistan wants answers on why the State Department spent $6.5 million on six communication towers that aren’t being used and have so far led to one fatality.
The top U.S. watchdog in Afghanistan wants answers on why the U.S. spent $6.5 million on six communication towers that aren’t being used and have so far led to one fatality.
Controls were so lax at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that rooms with sensitive explosive detection equipment were being used as break areas by airline workers, complete with refrigerators, microwaves, blankets and TVs, according to a watchdog report.
A top U.S. lawmaker is concerned that the government isn’t using the vehicles it owns enough, potentially leading to a waste of taxpayer dollars for cars that are just sitting around.
The EPA and environmental groups are exceptionally close for a government agency and lobby groups, with a revolving door and pressure from the groups often shaping EPA’s policies.
A former State Department official is claiming confidants of Hillary Rodham Clinton scrubbed files on the 2012 Benghazi attack before turning them over to the accountability review board, according to multiple news sources.
Social Security’s disability payments systems are so old and dependent on handwritten records that it makes it difficult to weed out fraud, an inspector general concluded in a major report last week that said the agency doesn’t appear to be taking the issue seriously.
There’s a whole lot of drinking going on in the name of government science, and some watchdogs think it’s the American taxpayer who is getting hammered.
On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Obama used the occasion last week to remind Americans that “our combat mission in Afghanistan will come to an end” in three months. But the cost to U.S. taxpayers for reconstruction in Afghanistan will continue.