William Patrick covers government waste, fraud and abuse for Watchdog.org's Florida bureau. His work has appeared on numerous media websites, including Fox News and the Drudge Report.

A $17.6 billion VA fix through the eyes of a FL Afghan war vet

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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Charlie Adams is an Afghanistan veteran who’s thankful he has private insurance. “It’s an absolute bureaucracy,” he said of the VA system.

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Nonprofit allegedly gets taxpayer grants after IRS revokes tax status

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments


A South Florida nonprofit allegedly received hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars after the IRS revoked the group’s tax-exempt status.

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Florida orthodontist braces for oral arguments in Obamacare lawsuit

By   /  July 18, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

DR. LARRY KAWA: The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear oral arguments relating to the Obama administration's questionable delay of the Affordable Care Act employer mandate.

While the Republican-led House weighs the efficacy of an Obamacare lawsuit, a Florida orthodontist has been duking it out in federal court for nearly a year. Now, a federal appeals court is taking up his case.

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Obamacare supporters say Medicaid expansion would create thousands of jobs

By   /  July 16, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

JOBS: The Council of Economic Advisors says expanding Medicaid would create 63,800 new jobs.

Failing to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act will cost Florida tens of thousands of jobs, a group of economists appointed by President Obama says.

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Misreporting income can land Florida fraudsters welfare benefits

By   /  July 15, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

SNAP: Over 70 percent of fraud detected in a review of Florida's food assistance program was due to non-reporting or under-reporting of income, according to a state report.

Afraid to lose her job if she’s identified, a Broward County woman tells Watchdog.org about welfare fraud at her workplace. It may be more common than you think.

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Federally funded health center may be nixing job applicants with pro-life views

By   /  July 10, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments


Sara Hellwege lost a chance for a job at the Tampa Family Health Centers because of her pro-life religious beliefs, a U.S. District Court lawsuit alleges.

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