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2009-02-23 14:45:00

The Obama administration announced on Monday it would spend $15 billion of economic stimulus payments for safeguarding health care for low-income families.

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2008-12-17 16:05:00

In a report released on Monday, Interior Inspector General Earl Devaney accused a high-ranking Interior Department official of exerting improper political interference on many more rulings than previously thought.

2008-09-27 15:00:36

Unless something changes, any new offshore drilling being contemplated by Congress would be overseen by the ill-run Minerals Management Service.

2008-09-27 03:00:31

WASHINGTON - Government officials handling billions of dollars in oil royalties partied with, had sex with and accepted golf and ski outings from employees of energy companies they were dealing with, federal investigators said Wednesday.

2008-09-13 00:00:28

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - A scandal involving sex, drugs and - uh, offshore oil drilling.It's a strange mix, and it couldn't have come at a worse time for those in Congress pressing to expand oil and gas development off America's beaches while trying to stave off an election-year rush by Democrats to impose new taxes and royalties on the oil industry.An Interior Department investigation describing a "culture of substance abuse and promiscuity" by workers at the agency that...

2008-09-12 09:00:45

By Gargi Chakrabarty A scandal involving a federal royalty collection agency in Lakewood allegedly embroiled in illicit sex, drugs and freebies comes as Congress debates more drilling on public lands and Colorado voters decide whether to collect more tax revenues from the oil and gas industry. Gov.

2008-09-11 12:00:14

By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press Government brokers responsible for collecting billions of dollars in federal oil royalties operated in a "culture of substance abuse and promiscuity" that included having sex with energy company employees, accepting lavish gifts and rigging contracts to favored firms, investigators said Wednesday.

2008-09-11 09:00:04

By Dina Cappiello Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Government officials handling billions of dollars in oil royalties partied, had sex with and accepted golf and ski outings from employees of energy companies they were dealing with, federal investigators said Wednesday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.