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Obamaphone massive fraud & abuse: GAO finds 36% with Obamaphones are not eligible

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a welfare program called Lifeline, popularly known as Obamaphones, which provides discounts to eligible low-income households for home or wireless telephone and, as of December 2016, broadband service. 540 more words


'Obamaphone' Program Riddled With Fraud

The controversial “Obamaphone” program, which pays for cellphones for the poor, is rife with fraud, according to a new government report Thursday that found more than a third of enrollees may not even be qualified. 77 more words

Victories for Clients of The Law Office of Gregory P. Olson

How does the Law Office of Gregory P. Olson obtain victories for its clients?  Check out the recent rulings below.  Helping clients succeed and obtain favorable results is Mr. 229 more words

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Senate Appropriators Discuss Census Funding Concerns with Commerce Secretary

By Howard Fienberg, director of government affairs, Insights Association

“Not only did the Government Accountability Office add the 2020 Census to its high-risk list, but a critical computer system was recently discovered to have surpassed its budget by $309 million. 486 more words

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Federal Government Wasted $136 Billion In 2015

The federal government made more than $136 billion in improper payments in 2015, according to a new report from a government watchdog.

Improper payments are defined as payments that shouldn’t have been made or were made in the wrong amounts. 46 more words

How Customers Are Defining the Future of Biometrics

In the past, biometric security was something many only saw in spy movies or a futuristic utopia. However, as organizations more consistently look at the potential of biometric tools, they increasingly become a modern-day reality. 51 more words

FACT CHECK: Have Small Banks Struggled Under Dodd-Frank?

Republicans in the House will vote this week on a bill that would roll back much of Dodd-Frank, the Wall Street reform law passed in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. 88 more words