By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog
ST. LOUIS — The tea party is gaining some unlikely allies in its clash with the Internal Revenue Service.
Two U.S. senators, Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Dick Durbin of Illinois, both Democrats, had harsh words Monday over the agency’s special tax scrutiny of conservative groups.
The IRS admitted last week that some employees [...]
By Sheena Dooley | Iowa Watchdog
DES MOINES – Family members and close friends of Iowa‘s Congressional Delegation benefit from their relative’s position, whether it be through securing special one-time funding for an alma mater or hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay a lawmaker’s son for working on his campaign, a review federal records shows.
By Kevin Mooney | Watchdog.org
Elizabeth Warren needs no introduction. But she does have some explaining to do.
The former Harvard Law School professor who is now a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts, Warren played an instrumental role in setting up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created under Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Another audit, another finding of incompetence and waste at the state’s top jobs agency.
The operation at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. apparently is so muddled that the Legislative Audit Bureau could not adequately “assess the effectiveness of WEDC’s economic development programs.”
The bureau’s audit, released Wednesday, found information WEDC [...]
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