Working Hard or Hardly Working at the EPA

EPA inspector general describes numerous ethical failures at agency
EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe testifying in front of the House Oversight Committee / AP

An Environmental Protection Agency employee who spent two to six hours a day perusing pornography websites such as “Sadism is Beautiful” received performance bonuses for his hard work, investigators told Congress Thursday.

Report: Agencies Failing at FOIA

Half of federal agencies have failed to meet transparency obligations
Attorney General Eric Holder / AP

Half of the federal agencies handling the bulk of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are failing at their transparency obligations, a government watchdog group reported Monday.