Administrator of Two Houston Home Health Companies Sentenced to Prison in $20 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Houston, Texas - The former Director of Nursing and Administration of two Houston, Texas-based businesses was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for her role in a $20 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false and fraudulent claims for home health services.

Bureau of Prisons Employee Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements on Sexual Misconduct

Denver, Colorado - A Bureau of Prisons (BOP) employee pleaded guilty Wednesday to making false statements, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

Secretary of State Pompeo's Meeting With Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell

Washington, DC - Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell at the Department of State. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Spain’s efforts to support a return to democracy in Venezuela.

The Wall Street Journal: “Jobless Claims Dropped to Lowest Level Since 1969 Last Week”

Washington, DC - The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in half a century, the latest sign of a tight labor market.

Innovative Design Concepts for Standard Modular Hydropower and Pumped Storage Hydropower

Washington, DC - Monday, the U.S. Department of Energy announced selections for up to $7.5 million  for innovationsthat reduce cost and maximize the value of new stream-reach hydropower development and pumped storage hydropower (PSH). Funded projects will develop new design concepts and associated modeling and analysis for standard modular hydropower (SMH) and PSH, respectively.