A $20,000 computer server gone missing. A $1 million check left for months in a mailbox. A mobile security field station squatting unused in a Lake City parking lot. Those are just a few of the blunders the governor’s Homeland Security office uncovered in Colorado as its auditors sought to track the way the state was spending federal Homeland Security funds in 2008 and 2009, according to a joint study published last week by the Center for Investigative Reporting and The Center for Public Integrity.
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In a 6-2 opinion written by Justice Scalia and released today, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it harder for whistle blowers to receive compensation when they play a part in revealing fraud by government contractors.