Critics of the huge federal bureaucracy have a history of missteps to cite, from well before the latest GSA scandal, in which Jeffrey Neeley authorized $823,000 for a conference in Las Vegas.
Sure, this tax day won't be fun, but a raft of tax cuts are set to expire this year, and with Congress preoccupied by Election 2012, Americans face the prospect of a much bigger tax bill in 2013.
The misconduct of Secret Service agents and General Services Administration (GSA) workers must lead to reforms and better education of public workers about their special role.
The one budget cut both parties love is government waste, and four congressional hearings on the GSA scandal give lawmakers the chance to drill that point home – repeatedly.
The largest construction site at the White House in nearly 60 years has officials complaining about noise and the press corps conjecturing about what's really being built.
Job listings will abound as contractors gear up for $2 billion in federal projects over the next two years.
Plum Island held an open house of sorts for environmental leaders Wednesday as the federal government proceeds with plans to relocate its 50-year-old animal disease research laboratory to Kansas and sell the 840-acre pork chop-shaped island off the eastern tip of New York's Long Island.