Excerpt: “In its March 30, 2012 response to the Committee, Treasury asserted that ‘job creation is not a factor in the consideration process’ for applicants under the Section 1603 program and that Treasury ‘does not report on the number of jobs created by the program’ including, presumably, for the Thompson River Power LLC and Thermo No. 1 BE-01, LLC plants.
Excerpt: The Medicare Advantage program is an important option for seniors that allows for more covered benedits and lower out-of-pocket costs than traditional fee-for-service Medicare. We are therefore concerned about the short- and long-term implications of the QBP and the broader cuts to the program enacted through PPACA.
Upton, Stearns Push White House to Substantiate Claims of Transparency, Compliance with Document Preservation Requirements and PoliciesAugust 8, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today pressed the White House and a former top Obama administration official to clarify contradicting statements regarding the use of personal email accounts for official business.
Excerpt: While the White House now claims, in contradiction to its earlier statements, that White House employees may have been instructed to forward emails from their personal accounts to their official White House accounts if they involved official government business, a question remains as to whether these employees followed the White House policy. A failure to do so could constitute a violation of the PRA.
Investor's Business Daily August 3, 2012 Editorial Scandal: The sunlight continues to expose the machinations behind the White House's support of failed solar panel manufacturer Solyndra with our tax dollars, including IBDthe false claim by former White House chief of staff.
“Most transparent administration, they thought they were getting clever…” - Sean Hannity “They’re cutting all these side deals... at the same time that they’re telling the public that, by the way, this is the most transparent bill process you’ve ever seen…” – Rick Klein