New reports say that the State Department’s poor focus on embassy security contributed to the terrorist attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi Libya.
The State Department is spending nearly $30 million to have its buildings cleaned, it was announced Monday.
A $29.8 million contract for “Janitorial Services” was awarded to R and R Janitorial, Painting, and Building Services, Inc. for cleaning and maintenance of the main State building, the Harry S. Truman building, and the Blair House in Washington, D.C.
Former Secretary of Veteran Affairs Anthony Principi wrote in a Wall Street Journal column Wednesday that the Department of Veterans Affairs is failing vets.
Rep. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) wrote two letters to the Obama administration Wednesday arguing that an Obamacare regulation providing subsidies to members of Congress and congressional staff is illegal.
A federal review revealed that the U.S. government bungled NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s most recent background check, according to the Wall Street Journal.
A proposed U.S. government loan for an Australian mining company could damage American companies and cause a price shock that would hit U.S. consumers, according to a team of Democratic senators who oppose the loan.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wanted to send a “message” by fining a department store almost $4 million after they failed to “report immediately” to the federal government that they were selling children’s clothing with drawstrings.
A senior Department of Energy (DOE) official used his position to encourage the agency to hire a longtime friend and referred 10 more personal acquaintances to a DOE contractor for a series of hiring decisions that created the perception of favoritism, according to federal watchdogs.
A Pennsylvania local union officer argued last week that hundreds of families will lose their jobs due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) anti-coal agenda, according to the Pittsburg Post-Gazzette.
Retailers who have been banned by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for food stamp trafficking are still redeeming more than $65 million in benefits from the program, a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector general (IG) found.