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Nursing Home Dangers Found

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In 2005, the HHS said the level of care in nursing homes had “improved significantly.” If that was true, it has gone downhill fast since, according to a federal inspector general. The report shows that 22% of nursing home residents suffer “adverse medical events.  

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Budget Cuts Hurt IRS Performance, GAO Says

Friday April 25, 2014

Budget cuts and related staff reductions have forced the Internal Revenue Service to lower its planned levels of taxpayer support services and tax enforcement, according to the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO). Read More...

DHS Illegally Hired Obama Supporters, OSC Charges

Thursday April 24, 2014

Two Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials acted illegally when they hired three people whose main qualifications were working on President Obama's 2008 campaign, alleges the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Read More...

Sens. Challenge Fed's Marijuana Advice to Banks

Wednesday April 23, 2014

Two influential U.S. Senators have challenged the Treasury Department's authority to advise U.S. banks on how they could serve marijuana-related businesses, while doing so might still violate federal laws. Read More...

Veterans Happy With VA Hospitals, Survey Says

Tuesday April 22, 2014

U.S. veterans rate the quality of care they get in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals as good as or better on average than in private-sector hospitals, according to a major national customer-satisfaction survey. Read More...

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