On April 10, The Washington Times reported that in 2013, federal workers were paid to watch the new “Star Trek” movie.
Recently, a teenager from Pittsburgh came up with a plan that would potentially save the government hundreds of millions of dollars just by changing the font used in government documents.
On March 22, The Washington Post reported that federal workers in an underground cave are still processing retirement papers by hand. Inside a Pennsylvania limestone mine 230 feet below the earth, 600 employees of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) are processing retirement papers for government workers.
On March 4, 2014, the inspector general (IG) at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found that, through a lack of oversight, several federal employees misused company credit cards.
On Feb. 13, 2014, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) determined the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site had been poorly managing costs.