Tags: GSA | Waste

GSA Interns Treated to Conference at Resort

Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 05:05 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Congressional interns often work out of storage areas or even in hallways, but the General Services Administration interns fared much better.

The agency's inspector general and a House committee learned that about 120 interns and 20 executives attended a weeklong conference for the interns in 2010 at a Palm Springs, Calif., resort.

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a partial transcript of an inspector general's interview, in which an agency employee provided conference details.

The committee is one of three congressional panels that will conduct hearings next week on wasteful spending by the agency in charge of federal buildings and supplies.

The May 2010 conference was hosted by the same Western regional office that was responsible for a 2010 conference in a Las Vegas resort that cost about $823,000.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Democrat Takes on Cianci for Providence Mayor

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 11:43 AM

The man taking on former mayor and twice-convicted felon Buddy Cianci in the race for mayor of Providence is a Harvard-e . . .

Cuomo: New York 'Seriously' Ready to Handle Ebola Case

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 11:43 AM

New York prepared for the possibility that hospitals would have to address Ebola by training medical personnel and equip . . .

Texas Nurse Nina Pham Cured of Ebola

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 11:14 AM

An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved