Monday, the Obama administration filed a lawsuit in a district court, claiming Sprint knowingly charged $21 million extra in spying fees between 2007 and 2010. Sprint, the telecommunications provider, complied with court orders to wiretap for the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, and other government agencies. Show More Summary
Thomas Harrigan (above) is deputy administrator of the Drug Enforcement Adminstration (DEA). Yesterday, reports The Huffington Post, he told the House Services Committee hat " Marijuana destroys lives and families, undermines our economy, and insults our common values." When pressed by Rep. Show More Summary
It appears that Aron Heller at the Associated Press, aka the Administration's press, might have been applying lessons learned from the wire service's U.S. business and economics writers in his coverage of Israel's settlement activity. Show More Summary
The legal hill that cloud-based TV service Aereo has to climb just keeps getting a little bit steeper. This week, interested parties filed their briefs in Aereo’s Supreme Court case. Broadcast networks and cable companies hate Aereo,...Show More Summary
The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed an $80.1 billion budget for the Health and Human Services department, representing a $3.9 billion increase over 2012 levels. The budget includes new funding for AIDS prevention, family planning programs, food safety, Head Start and mental health services for young adults and families. But it does not include a […]
The NY Times is out with an in-depth look at the change in culture at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, with administration officials forcing staffers to concentrate on "customer service", giving Duke Energy a slap...Show More Summary
Mark Lennihan/AP By Shobhana Chandra Consumer spending in the U.S. climbed more than forecast in January, reflecting the biggest increase in services in over 12 years as Americans began to enroll for the Obama administration's health-care...Show More Summary
We have often pointed out how NBC, along with its cable-news arm MSNBC, are networks that work in the service of the Obama administration. That was never more clear than when National Security Adviser Susan Rice visited a Sunday morning talk show last weekend for the first time since her disastrous and dishonest appearances on September 16, […]
The administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said CMS should have hired a systems integrator to implement HealthCare.gov.
ROUND ROCK, TX.—On Wednesday the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States General Services Administration (GSA) awarded Dell with a contract worth up to $22 billion to provide IT services. According to aShow More Summary
The American Foreign Service Association is asking the Obama administration to "raise the bar" on qualifications for diplomatic nominees,...
Embattled Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sparked controversy on Tuesday when she contradicted her own previous statements by denying that the Obama administration aimed for seven million Obamacare enrollments by March 31. Show More Summary
Democrats took another hit today after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that premiums for two-thirds of small businesses will increase under Obamacare. CBS58 reported: Republicans are seizing on a new report in which the Obama administration itself … Continue reading ?
The illegal nature of drone photography as a commercial (paid) service is clear: You cannot legally hire someone to fly drones, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. This is holding up the aerial photography industry and pushing people to fly drones themselves. Show More Summary
According to a recent General Services Administration announcement, the agency is dolling out a combined $90,000 in prizes to individuals who can "design and create an online, interactive tool that utilizes federal travel data to increase transparency and accountability."
Heroin use is on the rise in the United States. The number of Americans using the drug has increased by about 50 percent in the past decade, according to a 2013 report by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Heroin users seldom start out seeking the drug. Show More Summary
The USDA and US Food and Drug Administration have reached a new agreement that designates the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) as the authority to certify animal feed and pet food products for export to foreign countries.
IdaCorp (IDA) Q4 2013 Earnings Call February 20, 2014 4:30 pm ET Executives Lawrence F. Spencer - Director of Investor Relations Darrel T. Anderson - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Administrative Services and Director Steven R. Show More Summary
Late summer before the federal health exchanges launched, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the Obama administration...
Chris Edwards How many buildings does the federal government own? 10,000? 20,000? Actually, it is a staggering 306,000, according to the U.S. General Services Administration. In addition, the government leases 55,000 buildings, for a total of 361,000. Show More Summary