Despite the furlough of 7,800 agency employees and dire warnings from agency administrators, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reduced its long backlog of claims during this month’s government shutdown. Read More
Auditors have investigated thousands of potential threats against employees of the IRS since 2009. Read More
Dozens of news conferences by members of Congress since the government shutdown began have cost more than $30,000. Read More
The Navy has hired contractors to design a plan to gut Building 197 at the Navy Yard. Read More
Documents obtained by the News4 I-Team show spikes in fatal overdoses from heroin in Maryland and Virginia. Read More
Congressmen drafted legislation to close the House wellness center after word got out that House members were still using it despite the shutdown. The News4 I-Team's Scott MacFarlane reports.
Some U.S. House members are still using a private, members-only gym on Capitol Hill, even though employees are furloughed and tours are canceled amid the government shutdown. Read More
Local military veterans will lose their VA benefits later this month if the government shutdown continues. The agency says it will have burned through the money remaining to pay them. The News4 I-Team learned that in the meantime... Read More
U.S. Capitol Police officers are carrying old radio equipment, some of which doesn’t work in some parts of Capitol Hill. Read More
Washington, D.C.’s Metrobus system completed equipping its entire fleet with internal surveillance cameras to prevent passengers from faking injuries on board. Read More
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