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Watchdog’s report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses

February 14, 2018 |

An internal watchdog’s investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife’s airfare for an 11-day European trip.
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Consumer financial watchdog’s deputy director asks judge for injunction to replace Mick Mulvaney as acting chief

December 7, 2017 |

The deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking a federal judge for an injunction to install her as the agency’s acting chief in place of President Trump’s appointee, Mick Mulvaney.

The Wednesday night legal filing by Leandra English is the latest in the legal battle for…

L.A. Times – Business

Employers and worker advocates both hate Trump’s plan to overhaul labor watchdogs

June 7, 2017 |

Businesses and advocates for workers are forming a rare alliance against President Trump’s proposal to overhaul the way the government investigates workplace discrimination, part of what his critics say is a broader swipe at decades of civil rights protections.

Trump wants to merge the Equal Employment…

L.A. Times – Business

Watchdog’s warning: Safety inspectors can’t spot the next major vehicle problem

June 23, 2015 |

The overworked inspectors responsible for identifying safety shortcomings in cars failed to note problems with ignition switches in GM cars and lack the resources and protocols to pinpoint future safety problems, according to a new report and congressional testimony Tuesday by the Department of…
L.A. Times – Business

Obama admin. slammed by gov’t watchdogs

August 6, 2014 |

Obama admin. slammed by gov’t watchdogs

President Obama


Forty-seven of the 73 independent inspectors general voiced their complaints in a letter to congressional leaders this week.‘Serious limitations’ they want lifted

Watchdogs will be on guard during final legislative rush

September 2, 2013 |

They’ll be on the lookout for ‘gut and amends’ — getting through legislation that bypasses committees.

SACRAMENTO — Let the frenzy begin.


L.A. Times – Business

Watchdogs Blast US Pick For Human Rights Panel

October 18, 2012 |

Muslim activist, who implied Israel benefited politically from 9/11, chosen by State Department for world forum

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