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Report: Agency That Held Lavish Conferences Paid $44 Million In Bonuses

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

A government agency with a reputation for financial irresponsibility doesn't appear to have paid $13 million in bonuses to its employees last year, as...

How to Avoid Negative Headlines and Stay Out of Trouble

Tom Fox | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

No one sets out to get in trouble, but they end up there nonetheless. If you're interested in avoiding negative public attention and keeping your neck off the chopping block, here are some rules for federal leaders to live by.

Executive Behind Lavish Conference Leaves Agency

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The General Services Administration executive who was responsible for a lavish, $823,000 conference in Las Vegas is no longer with the G...

The 2012 GSA Conference Video

Tim Young | Posted 06.29.2012 | Comedy
Tim Young

Just when you thought you had heard enough about GSA's overspending, this video appears...

Dan Froomkin

Congress Focuses On Little Scandals As Big Ones Get Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This city loves a scandal -- as long as it's just the right size. Not too small. But also not too big. While official Washington rema...

Fraud, Abuse in Small Business Contracting Programs Needs to End Now

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

One of the most important problems raised by recent news of the General Services Administration's (GSA) trip to Las Vegas on the taxpayer's dime is the abuse of federal small business contracting programs.

GSA Hearings Take New Turn

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration's internal watchdog said Wednesday that employees are heeding his call to report wrongdoing and...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Anger, Apologies At Congressional Hearing On GSA's Lavish Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tempers flared and apologies were issued Monday during a congressional hearing investigating a lavish conference and what officials call...

GSA Coming Under Scrutiny

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration investigator who revealed a wild agency spending spree said Monday he's investigating possible ...

Embattled Agency Made Up ‘Jackass Award' to Justify Lavish Dinners

Roll Call | Jonathan Strong | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Officials at the General Services Administration invented fake awards as an excuse to hold taxpayer-funded dinner events at conferences, according to ...

Agency's Awards Program Wildly Overspent

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration developed an employee awards program that spent more than $438,000 over four years, far exceedi...