House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders have expanded their examination into reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius may have solicited funding or assistance from the health care industry to help implement the health care law.
U.S. Sens. Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) and Mark Udall (D-CO) have introduced legislation to change the Senate rules to ensure lawmakers have necessary information available to identify all similar existing federal programs before creating new initiatives.
According to the GAO, the Postal Service is continuing to struggle financially and is on an unsustainable path absent Congressional assistance.
During fiscal year 2012, the IRS collected almost $2.5 trillion in federal revenue and processed 237 million returns according to data in the new 2012 data book just released by the IRS.
According to a new GAO report, the Postal Service must continue providing six day mail delivery under the Continuing Resolution.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) has asked federal agencies to identify unnecessary or wasteful programs within their agency that could be eliminated as an alternative to the spending cuts mandated by sequestration.
According to a new GAO report, the Postal Service now faces a “critical shortage of liquidity that threatens its financial solvency and ability to finance needed capital investment.”
The Postal Service announced that it ended the first quarter of its fiscal year with a net loss of $1.3 billion.
Two Postal Service unions are unhappy about the Postal Service’s decision to eliminate Saturday mail delivery with one even going so far as to call for the Postmaster General’s dismissal.
Steven Chu sent a letter to DOE employees today announcing his decision not to serve a second term as Energy Secretary.