September 2, 2014

Your government at work

Washington Post  Magazine A Medicare scam that just kept rolling

The government has paid billions to buy power wheelchairs. It has no idea how many of the claims are bogus.

IRS Leaves Millions Vulnerable to Identity Theft  Agency failed to perform background checks on contractors

Three studies confirm: Obamacare is a Job-Killer

Workforce Investment Act Leaves Many Jobless and in Debt

An extensive analysis of the program by The New York Times shows, many graduates wind up significantly worse off than when they started — mired in unemployment and debt from training for positions that do not exist, and they end up working elsewhere for minimum wage.

Five years later, the government reports billions in stimulus funds wasted by the Department of Agriculture.

Lost in America: Visa Program Struggles to Track Missing Foreign Students

The Department of Homeland Security has lost track of more than 6,000 foreign nationals who entered the United States on student visas, overstayed their welcome, and essentially vanished -- exploiting a security gap that was supposed to be fixed after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Posted by Jill Fallon at September 2, 2014 4:36 PM | Permalink