More than $92 million in bonuses averaging $5,500 per employee have been handed out by IRS executives to thousands of the tax agency’s employees since 2009, according to data obtained by The Washington Examiner.
Former Marines who served at Camp Lejeune, N.C., are dying of illnesses they attribute to drinking toxic tapwater on the base, while the VA takes its time about granting them benefits. Today is the first of a three-part series on the issue by The Washington Examiner.
Failure to fix the long waits veterans face when seeking disability benefits earned through military service warrants the removal of the top Department of Veterans Affairs executive directly responsible, according to the chairman of the House committee overseeing the agency.
A bipartisan group of leaders of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee are waving the red flag at the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration's plan to "streamline" its management processes by barring representatives of government watchdogs.
Washington Examiner Watchdog reporter Richard Pollock was interviewed at length Thursday evening by Fox News's Greta Van Susteren about what he's found so far in his investigation of the $2 billion Obamacare loan program to fund 24 new health insurance co-operatives.
Federal officials approved Obamacare loans totaling $127 million last year to groups led by individuals whose backgrounds included in one case an insider trading conviction and in the other a long history of child sexual abuse, The Washington Examiner has learned.
From Watchdog.org: On the first day of Sequestration, a secret green-energy lab here stands to lose up to $17 million in federal funding, but that won't be enough to satisfy members of Congress who want to defund it altogether.
Veterans groups expressed skepticism Thursday that the Department of Veterans Affairs will meet its pledge to break its backlog of disability and pension claims by 2015. During testimony before a joint hearing of the House and Senate veterans committees, representatives of several service organizations cited the long delays their members face for resolution of disability claims among their top concerns.