Nearly 60 percent of the cases that it closed without collecting payments were done so with incomplete work.
Government work can certainly be dangerous, but the latest data shows that it’s safer on the whole than private-sector work overall.
At least two of the settlements involve promotions, signaling that the agency wants to reward employees who expose wrongdoing.
The suspect, an FAA contractor, posted a message on Facebook saying he planned to “take out” the control center and commit suicide.
The agency filed a proposal with the Postal Regulatory Commission to begin a two-year testing project in select areas.
Auditors found that the EPA disregarded research guidance, agreed not to enforce environmental laws and put the public at risk with its experiment.
Jeffrey Neely was indicted on five counts of fraud, two of which were related to the 2010 conference.
If convicted, Jeffrey E. Neely faces up to five years in prison and a fine of $250,000 for each violation.
The findings are significant because 2013 was the first year that the Obama administration reported meeting its small-business contracting goals.
Auditors say employees at an Iowa post office are working more than twice the Postal Service’s national goal.