Windstream has been awarded a seat on the General Services Administration Region 4 Integrated Telecommunications Services - II contract where it will compete with Level 3 and tw telecom to provide telecom services to federal government agencies in eight Southeastern states.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Administrator Pamela S. Hyde is announcing the appointment of Elinore F. McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D. as SAMHSA's first chief medical officer. In this capacity she...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pressure was building on Monday for the Obama administration to fire more people linked to the Internal Revenue Service's extra scrutiny of conservative groups, possibly including another top IRS official.
By Kelly Cohen, The Washington Examiner Officials giving bonus awards to General Services Administration senior executives between 2009 and 2011 violated multiple federal personnel rules and guidelines, according to the agency's Inspector-General.
Republican Senators Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell and Rob Portman continued Sunday to press the Obama administration on the Internal Revenue Service scandal that's engulfed the White House. On CNN's "State of the Union," Paul told Candy Crowley he heard about a "written policy" that encouraged IRS officials to target "those who are critical of the [...]
The Internal Revenue Service scandal may be the worst of all the current Obama administration fiascoes. It is an easily understood gross misuse of the powers of government to target opponents of the president. What is more, the administration’s supplicants … Continue reading ?
The Obama administration’s strategy of enticing more primary-care doctors to treat the poor by raising Medicaid reimbursement rates is off to a slow start. Only a handful of states, including Maryland, have begun paying doctors at the higher rates, which average a 73 percent increase nationally. Show More Summary
(The Root) -- For the Obama administration's critics, Steven T. Miller, the ousted chief of the Internal Revenue Service, might now serve as the face of the overreaching, politically intimidating and criminal behavior of big government...Show More Summary
The scandal-plagued Obama administration isn’t canceling plans for yet another star-studded party at the White House, despite canceling tours of the presidential residence earlier this year claiming sequester spending reductions made it mandatory. Later this month the President and First Lady will play host to Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Carole King and more: As part [...]Show More Summary
Questions remain as to whether Steven T. Miller resigned from his position as acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service or if the Obama administration forced him out as a result of the controversy surrounding the agency's targeting of tea party and other conservative organizations. Show More Summary
If you have been following the Internal Revenue Service scandal over the past 24 hours or so, you may be reeling, just a bit. And if you haven’t, you’ve missed an out-of-body experience in which the IRS, the administration and … Continue reading ?
The online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at the top-ranked School of Government at he University for North Carolina at Chapel Hill aims to shape leaders in public service, a field that is expected to grow in visibility and importance over the next decade and beyond. Show More Summary
The Internal Revenue Services claims to be “one of the world's most efficient tax administrators.” But it may also be one of the most biased. On Wednesday, IRS Commissioner Steven Miller resigned in light of allegations that the agency unfairly targeted specific organizations based on their conservative political beliefs.
The General Services Administration doled out cash awards to senior executives based on votes of confidence by colleagues who recognized their efforts at grooming talent and running “terrific and productive meetings,” a new report reveals. The “Peer-2-Peer” awards, which cost … Continue reading ?
Three brewing scandals have formed a vicious trifecta which threatens to sink the Obama Administration: the Internal Revenue Services’ targeting of conservative groups, the Benghazi scandal, and the subpoena of two months of phone records from the Associated Press. Show More Summary
So, we are to believe that it is just a coincidence that tea party groups oppose the Obama administration and for 27 months, beginning in March 2010, the Internal Revenue Service didn’t approve even one tea party application for tax-exempt...Show More Summary
A military registration and enlistment office in the central Russian city of Kostroma granted a local resident’s request to replace military service for him with alternative service as a ballet dancer, the city administration report...
The Obama Administration took a big step on Thursday to ensure that kids in child care are safe. Speaking before a D.C.-area day care, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced strict new regulatory rules — the first in 15 years — for child care facilities across the nation. The newly announced regulations [...]
Washington (CNN) -- Internal Revenue Service chief Steven Miller may have been among the first people to be blamed for a scandal now consuming the agency and buffeting the Obama administration, but at least one powerful House Republican is confident he won't be the last. "This isn't just going to end up being just one […]
CNN’s Jake Tapper has details on the Obama administration scandal of the day, this one based off of yet another Inspector General report. The U.S. Marshal Service had been “unable to locate” two former participants in the federal Witness Security Program “identified as known or suspected terrorists,” states the public summary of an interim Justice [...]