Vitter Calls on White House to Account for “Scientific Misconduct” in Federal Agencies

By Kevin Mooney
U.S. Department of Interior officials manipulated and altered summary language attached to report to make it appear as though engineers endorsed the Gulf moratorium when in fact they had not, an Inspector General investigation has concluded.

TAGS: Bill Cassidy, Bobby Jindal, David Vitter, Gulf of Mexico, Inspector General, Interior Department, John Fleming, Moratorium, White House

Read the Inspector General’s Report on City Budget Process

By Kevin Kane
The Pelican Institute has obtained a copy of the Inspector General’s review of the 2009 budget process and posted it online. The OIG report slams the Nagin administration for inaccuracies, a lack of transparency, and a failure to fulfill the city’s charter requirements. In addition, the report claims that the budget appropriates over $309 million...

TAGS: Budget, Inspector General, New Orleans, Transparency