Monthly Archives: June 2013

IG Letter Undermines Claim IRS Also Targeted Progressive Groups

Posted on June28, 2013
A letter sent from the Treasury Inspector General to Representative Sandy Levin of MI will certainly undermine the argument that progressive organizations were subject to the same undue scrutiny as Tea Party groups. Everyone in Washington, D.C., agrees that the IRS' tax-exempt division shouldn't have singled out groups with the words "Tea Party" in their names for special scrutiny when considering their applications. Read the entire article at  The Wire.
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Governor Corbett Appoints Pennsylvania Inspector General

Posted on June11, 2013
Kenneth Brown, II has been selected as Chief Counsel for the Office of Inspector General. Kenneth Brown, II as Chief Counsel for OIG, where he'll serve as the primary legal advisor to Inspector General Sprow. Brown joined the Office of Inspector General in Feb. 2013 following 5 years with the Criminal Prosecutions Section of the Attorney General's Office. Read the entire article at PRNewswire
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Video: Guitar Playing NIH Director Nails ‘The Sequester Blues’

Posted on June10, 2013
Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health runs the largest biomedical research facility in the world but he’s also the most musically gifted federal official around. Case in point: The video message he prepared for an awards dinner hosted by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health last month. Francis Collins provided a video and a song that set the stage at the FNIH Award Ceremony May 14, 2013, where the first annual Lurie Prize in Biomedical…
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