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  • Black marks hover over firm Illinois taps for part of Medicaid program

    Black marks hover over firm Illinois taps for part of Medicaid program
    Illinois is outsourcing part of its Medicaid program to a company that is under a federal grand jury investigation in Louisiana, was disqualified from bidding in Arkansas, was ushered out of Maine and has been the subject of complaints in Utah. The...
  • Angry Birds players scammed by fake 'virus detected' ads, FTC says

    A Los Angeles digital marketing company scammed "a substantial number" of Angry Birds players through deceptive banner ads, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint. Jesta Digital agreed to a $1.2-million settlement with the FTC. On top of...
  • Martin O'Malley starts to take his victory lap

    Martin O'Malley starts to take his victory lap
    Don't look now, my fellow Marylanders, but I think the Martin O'Malley victory lap has commenced. The governor, with a year and a half to go in his second and final term, has started telling us all about his impressive tenure. The governor gave a speech...
  • Many highly paid CEOs end up as failures, report says

    Nearly 40% of the nation’s best-paid CEOs over the past two decades were either fired, forced to take government bailouts or in charge of companies that paid huge amounts in fraud-related claims. That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday...
  • Beleaguered Sacred Heart Hospital abruptly shuts

    Beleaguered Sacred Heart Hospital abruptly shuts
    Beleaguered Sacred Heart Hospital, whose owner faces federal charges in an alleged kickback and health care fraud scheme, abruptly shut down today. The Illinois Department of Public Health received a phone call today informing officials that the...
  • Pain drug abuse fuels competition, legal battles for companies

    Pain drug abuse fuels competition, legal battles for companies
    It's just urine. But for a Baltimore company and a rival, it's liquid gold worth bruising legal battles. When a patient is prescribed a powerful painkiller like Vicodin or OxyContin, many doctors require periodic urine tests to check dosage levels as...
  • Emanuel reverses course on top watchdog

    Emanuel reverses course on top watchdog
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has reversed course and will reappoint Inspector General Joseph Ferguson as City Hall's top watchdog oversees a lengthy audit of work done by the mayor's former comptroller, who abruptly resigned amid a federal bribery probe related...
  • Emanuel administration knew of questions about indicted official

    Emanuel administration knew of questions about indicted official
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration on Monday produced a letter showing it knew about questions surrounding Amer Ahmad and a controversial government contract in Ohio before the mayor hired him as Chicago's comptroller in April 2011. The letter was...
  • Emanuel announces city probe of indicted ex-comptroller

     Emanuel announces city probe of indicted ex-comptroller
    Former Chicago Comptroller Amer Ahmad kept working for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration for more than 10 months after a meeting in which FBI officials said he lied to them to try to cover up a kickback scheme during his time as Ohio's deputy treasurer....
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. --- Very short video: How To Test a AA battery, Easiest Way For Any......
  • Why is the Pentagon exempted from scrutiny?

    Why is the Pentagon exempted from scrutiny?
    The most common complaint from people who email me about my columns is that the federal government is horrible: Too big and growing too fast, too corrupt and wasteful, and providing too many benefits to too many Americans. If we just shrink the...