Winter is Coming...and Your Federal Tax Dollars Will Pay For It

This TBT we highlight a report about an outdated federal disaster declaration process that spends billions on cleaning up snow.

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Despite Ban, Earmarks on the Rise

CAGW identified $6.8 billion in pork in their 25th Congressional Pig Book.

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Bachelor or Bust? An Alternative Path for Young Americans

Hearing panelists suggest the bachelor's degree has been oversold, and there are more options for young Americans.

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About Restore Accountability

Restore Accountability is an independent, 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization created to bring objective, factual information regarding the impact of our national debt and wasteful spending directly to those generations most negatively impacted.  It is inspired by former U.S. Senator, Dr. Tom Coburn and his oversight team, authors of the annual Wastebook that outlined Washington’s most egregious spending habits across all agencies, produced dozens of in-depth investigative reports that exposed inefficient and ineffective federal programs, and uncovered projects like the infamous Bridge to Nowhere that sparked the ban on special interest earmarks.

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Defunding the NEA Won't Gut the Arts

Defunding the NEA Won't Gut the Arts

Open the Books recently released a report on federal funding for the arts. The key takeaway? The arts will continue to thrive without taxpayer support.

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