Two years later, feds still eyeing Steyer and Musk companies

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Federal Stimulus, National, News, Taxes, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

Photo: Debby Wong/Shutterstock.com

Solar companies financed by billionaire entrepreneurs Tom Steyer and Elon Musk remain under investigation by the U.S. Treasury Department more than two years after subpoenas were served reportedly seeking evidence the companies inflated the value of solar systems in order to increase government payouts.

Read More →

‘Radical centrist’ Warner bullish on tax hikes

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  News, Politics & Elections, Taxes, U.S. House, U.S. Senate, Virginia  /  No Comments

mark-warner-senator-ap_296

Sen. Mark Warner, the self-proclaimed “radical moderate,” isn’t so middle-of-the-road when it comes to spending taxpayer dollars.

Read More →

Did U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan skip ISIS briefings to raise money?

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  North Carolina, U.S. Senate, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

Screenshot from FOX46 debate

By Pete Kaliner | WatchdogWire.com
It’s been 24 hours since a report that U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., apparently skipped two meetings on ISIS.
One was a classified briefing the same day as a fundraiser for her in New York City.
Yet, there has been no mention of this story in any of the North Carolina media.
Hagan’s camp has yet [...]

Read More →

Regulating the Internet, or just bluffing? Bill gives online poker a raw deal

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  National, U.S. House of Represenatives, U.S. Senate, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

Shutterstock Image

By Josh Kaib | WatchdogWire.com
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are gambling with your internet freedom by trying to ban online poker.
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (H.R. 4301, S. 2159), introduced in March by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., would modify the 1961 sports betting ban aimed at the mafia [...]

Read More →

Experts say challenge in Mississippi’s U.S. Senate race will fail

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  Campaign Finance, Mississippi, State Elections, U.S. Senate, Voter Fraud, Voter Registration  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: Associated Press

According to a pair of experts, state Sen. Chris McDaniel’s challenge of the results of the the U.S. Senate race has little chance of success.

Read More →

Condition sinking: Navy faces shipbuilding crisis

By   /  August 1, 2014  /  Alabama, Military, Mississippi, News, U.S. House, U.S. House of Represenatives, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

071112-N-9898L-030

Two words describe the Navy’s shipbuilding woes: Condition sinking.

Read More →
x

Join other concerned citizens who get the latest updates from Watchdog.org on government waste, fraud, or abuse.


Read stories like:

Enter your email and stay on top of the news that matters.