GAO: TSA doesn’t know what it doesn’t know

By   /  September 19, 2014  /  Audits, Federal Government, Issues, National, News  /  No Comments

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The Transportation Security Administration’s exists to keep terrorists and other potential threats away from American airliners, in the name of preventing another 9/11.

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Could Bobby Jindal ride the energy boom to the White House?

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Louisiana, Politics & Elections, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Gov. Bobby Jindal made headlines across the political blogosphere Tuesday by releasing an energy plan that he says will make America an energy superpower.

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Sheriffs in the Southwest: The border is ‘spiraling out of control’

By   /  September 17, 2014  /  Arizona, California, Federal Government, Immigration, National, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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A coalition of sheriffs in the Southwest will call on Congress for tougher and better coordinated programs to address the border crisis.

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Maryland law enforcement gets $12.4M in military equipment

By   /  September 16, 2014  /  Federal Government, Maryland, Military, National Security, News, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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The Department of Defense has transferred more than $12.4 million worth of surplus military equipment to Maryland law enforcement agencies since 1995.

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EPA’s power plan snubs Montana’s state-led improvements

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Montana, Regulations, State Government, U.S. House, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the agency may view Montana’s regulatory progress as a glass half-empty.

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Transparently bad: U.S. whistleblowers feel blowback

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Federal Government, Good Government, Government Waste, National, News, Transparency  /  No Comments

BLOCK IT: President Obama has stymied federal whistleblowers by expanding the "sensitive jobs loophole."

Federal employees who expose government waste, fraud and abuse are having a tough time in the “most transparent administration in history.”

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