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Government is too fat

...court officers, correction officials, parole and probation officers, game wardens, prison wardens and every kind of inspector for every industry that constantly overlap, many replete with their own licensing boards.There are the CIA, FBI, SWAT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-26/government-too-fat
Report finds wound-care device misused at Augusta VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs' inspector general's office released a report...incision in 2013.The report said the inspector general office's hotline received a...John Daigh Jr., the VA's assistant inspector general for health care inspections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-19/report-finds-wound-care-devi
There are rules for a reason

...University officials say the animal-research violations federal inspectors noted last month included no "findings of illegal activity...animal-welfare regulations governing its test subjects.And for USDA inspectors, this message: The next time you're in town, can we suggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-20/there-are-rules-reaso
GRU found in violation of Animal Welfare Act

...affecting animal welfare at GRU."The USDA inspector in February also observed researchers...same area in December 2013, when an inspector found a 10-month expired bottle of...according to the inspection report.The USDA inspector found there was no discussion by the Institutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-20/gru-found-violation-anima
GOP says FCC bowed to political pressure on 'net neutrality,' IG office opens investigation

...nation's cable and wireless giants. They said the agency's inspector general has opened an investigation into whether the FCC had...service providers.Chaffetz said he had been told that the FCC Inspector General's office launched an investigation into the agency's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/gop-says-fcc-bowed-politic
Missing 2 years, SC cat found in California

...turned up in early March inside a U-Haul trailer a woman had driven across the country.During a routine inspection, the inspector heard meowing. The driver says she didn't know Kevin was inside.The dehydrated cat was taken to a shelter. His microchip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-18/missing-2-years-sc-cat-found
DSS wants child endangerment suit dismissed

...last week, pays for less than half the requested additional child-welfare workers. The House plan instead funds 120 caseworkers total, as well as the 22 day care inspectors. But the proposal doubles employees' pay raises.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-20/dss-wants-child-endang
Nuclear Regulatory Commission names new inspector for MOX facility

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named a new inspector for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah...release.Chad Huffman was selected as the senior resident inspector at the plant under construction at SRS and intended to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-22/nuclear-regulatory-commissio
State inspections find hazards in hospital elevators

...sity's Cancer Treatment Center, inspectors found during a Sept. 16 visit...floors.A week later, the same inspector found overdue stress on two small...Commissioner's office has 32 elevator inspectors statewide, but only one for an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-07/state-inspections-find-hazar
AP sues State Department, seeking Clinton records

...FOIA. That is seven times longer than the Justice Department and CIA, and 30 times longer than the Treasury Department. An inspector general's report in 2012 criticized the State Department's practices as "inefficient and ineffective," citing a heavy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/ap-sues-state-department-see