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Watchdog: GSA ignored emoluments in OKing Trump hotel lease (access required)

The General Services Administration improperly "ignored" the U.S. Constitution's emoluments provision outlawing foreign gifts when it green-lit President Donald Trump's management of his Washington, D.C., hotel after his 2016 election, the agency's inspector general said Wednesday.

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Feds: Trump DC hotel not in violation of government lease (access required)

WASHINGTON — The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump’s lease for a luxury hotel in Washington ruled Thursday that his inauguration as president doesn’t violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property. In a letter to ...

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GSA watchdog says employees are reporting abuse

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration’s internal watchdog said Wednesday that employees are heeding his call to report wrongdoing, and messages on his hotline have triggered new investigations beyond an $823,000 Las Vegas conference and junkets to resorts. “I don’t ...

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Report: GSA spent millions in relocation costs

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration inspector general was told the agency spent as much as $330,000 to move an employee from Denver to Hawaii, an example of millions of dollars wasted in relocation costs. The latest example of GSA ...

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Prince George’s County focuses efforts to attract FBI

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County is launching a task force and hiring a lobbyist to focus efforts on bringing the FBI headquarters to the county. The General Services Administration has been authorized to pursue a private sector lease for ...

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Wockenfuss Candies moving into new Parkville home (access required)

How sweet it is. That’s what neighbors in Parkville are saying now that the new Wockenfuss Homemade Candies has opened in an abandoned discount outlet near Northern Parkway and Chesley Avenue. A small U.S. Post Office is also stationed in ...

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