Longtime WUSA9 anchor, JC Hayward, is asking a judge to dismiss her from a lawsuit alleging mismanaged funds at a DC charter school.
A probe by WUSA9 Investigations, in collaboration with WUSA9's Call for Action, has revealed a smelly situation with a price tag of $14 million along the C&O Canal.
America's five top U.S. House leaders are racking up a tab of about $10,000 a month in snacks, bottled water and coffee breaks.
The White House's $277,000 calligraphy staff probe has created a lot of strong opinions and questions and we answer them.
How many government mechanics does it take to install a drip pan? As
Russ Ptacek reports, you the taxpayer are paying about $17,000 a drip
pan, which critics say is about six times as much as it should cost.
Whose drones are those in the sky? Russ Ptacek has the answer.
A building that turned out to be too small for the job is costing taxpayers millions in wasted dollars.
Flexibility in spending your tax dollars? What about grants to pay for a pumpkin festival and a sno-cone machine?
Government contracts awarded without companies competing in the bidding process? Russ Ptacek reports.
While debating spending cuts and tax hikes, Congress to spend $550
million on Capitol Architect project to refurbish century-old Cannon
Administration cites $11.1 million fraud figure, but review of audits finds $5.8 billion of problems -- and still growing
Maryland Public Service Commission hearings this week into the eight day
derecho power outage indicated Pepco and BGE would need to rebuild
electrical grids to restore services more than a day or two faster.
Whether it was mystery illnesses at a regional headquarters, the
controversial quarter-million dollar PR contract to deal with my
investigation there, or the $30 million in unreported bonuses at the
General Services Administration, the Acting Administrator remained on
point and not defensive during an unscheduled one-on-one interview
Maryland regulators say Pepco is charging for disconnected customers
without labeling the bills and that this weekend's storm again qualifies
the utility to ask blacked-out consumers to pay up for power services
they didn't get.
The same regulatory board that approved BGE and Pepco billing customers for lost revenue during storm outages is now considering reversing itself in the wake of a 9 Wants to Know probe.
After identifying $30 million in unreported 2011 overtime GSA bonuses
and $8 million in overtime, 9 Wants to Know is publishing the entire
database online to continue combing through the 13,710 payroll records
A Montgomery County State Senator is using the casino special session to
introduce a bill outlawing Pepco and BGE from billing customers for
lost outage profits.
A WUSA9 top ten list of GSA earnings shows some workers earning paychecks
larger than the vice president and an electrician supervisor earning
more than the highest paid members of Congress.
Want to know which 10 GSA workers get the most overtime pay? We have listed the positions of the top 10 people paid the most in overtime.
A 9 Wants to Know inquiry into suspicions that the General Services
Administration booked luxury suites and a party cruise has not found
evidence to support the questions raised in Congress.
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