In the last two years alone, Devaney’s office [Inspector general] has uncovered golf outings, dinners, hunting trips, concert tickets and box seats at sporting events being accepted against the rules by Interior officials. The office also uncovered exclusive access and special favors by Interior employees to select outside groups.
Corruption has been rife in the Department of Interior, and as a result our land, air, water, and wildlife has suffered as special favors were given out.
Read House panel hears of management mess. By Noelle Straub. Casper Star-Tribune Washington bureau.