House Committee Investigating Complaints Gov’t Slowed Nuclear Compensation Efforts

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R., N.C.), who chairs the House Education and the Workforce Committee, is investigating Labor Department whistleblower complaints that government officials purposefully thwarted ill nuclear workers’ or their widows’ claims for compensation required by law.

IRS Rehired Employees That Falsified Documents, Had Unauthorized Access to Taxpayer Information

The Internal Revenue Service rehired employees who were previously involved in agency misconduct such as falsifying documents or having unauthorized access to sensitive taxpayer information, according to an audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

Trump Budget Cuts EPA By 31 Percent

The budget, released officially Tuesday, seeks to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s redundancies and efficiencies while prioritizing infrastructure and environmental clean up efforts.