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Source: Federal agents on site this week at troubled Social Security office

By   /  July 27, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The corruption is not just in the Madison office, it’s in the regional office,” Keller said.

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Baldwin joins Johnson in calling for ‘immediate action’ on Social Security misconduct claims

By   /  July 26, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“I find it troubling that no apparent disciplinary action has been taken over 9 months,” Baldwin wrote.

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Want to cut regulations? Cut regulators

By   /  July 22, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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More funding for a regulatory agency, more regulations? Almost always. More regulators, more regulations? Even more likely. A new study by researchers at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University shows that the correlation between employment and new regulations is a bit higher than the correlation between agency budgets and new regulations – though not by a lot. And […]

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One-percenters: Rich EB-5 immigrants get free service at taxpayer expense

By   /  July 21, 2016  /  Federal Government, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

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The Obama administration’s fetish for wealthy foreign nationals — expressed through relentless promotion of an immigrant investor program — has spilled over to little-known a bureaucratic backwater: the Ombudsman’s Office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Harry Reid blocks vote on Whistleblower Protection Act

By   /  July 14, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Senator Reid prefers to play election-year politics, using the finest among us as a political football,” Johnson said in a statement.

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Illegal SNAP: Food stamp formula biased in favor of immigrants?

By   /  July 14, 2016  /  Federal Government, Food Stamp/SNAP, Immigration, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Texas issues food stamps to households with illegal immigrants, but the state cannot say how much or how many. Nationally, a new report charges that families housing illegals get preferential treatment.

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