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Waste Watch No. 7: Universities are Charging Taxpayers to Take Federal Dollars

Waste Watch No. 7: Universities are Charging Taxpayers to Take Federal Dollars

Rep. Steve Russell’s newest waste report highlights 10 examples of wasteful government spending in education totaling $74 billion!

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91% of Fake Applicants Received Subsidized Coverage Through Health Care Exchange

91% of Fake Applicants Received Subsidized Coverage Through Health Care Exchange

This week we are highlighting an issue that both sides of the health care debate should be able to agree on - eliminating waste and fraud.

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Man Fleeces Feds for $646k: Receives Federal Paycheck, Disability Check, and Unemployment Check

Man Fleeces Feds for $646k: Receives Federal Paycheck, Disability Check, and Unemployment Check

A federal employee defrauded the government for a decade, and highlights the federal government's $1.2 trillion improper payment problem.

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Billionaires Beware: Taxpayer Funded Stadiums Nearing the End Zone

Billionaires Beware: Taxpayer Funded Stadiums Nearing the End Zone

There is a bipartisan effort in Washington to end federal subsidies for sports stadiums.

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Throwback Thursday: The Original Wastebook

Throwback Thursday: The Original Wastebook

The first Wastebook was released in 2010 - its impact on government oversight continues to this day.

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Why the Wastebook Matters

Why the Wastebook Matters

This week, a new podcast discussed the merits of Congressional Wastebooks. We make the case for why oversight matters.

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Reorganizing the Executive Branch

Reorganizing the Executive Branch

With the help of our readers, Restore Accountability has compiled a list of the most important reforms we think should be addressed by the Executive Branch.

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A Letter From The Graduating Class of 2037

A Letter From The Graduating Class of 2037

We grew up in a much different America.

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Throwback Thursday: To Russia, With Love!

Throwback Thursday: To Russia, With Love!

Russian space invaders, weapons recruiting, and silent films, this week's TBT highlights some of the wacky ways your tax dollars have been sent to Russia.

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From Raging Bull to Meet the Fockers

From Raging Bull to Meet the Fockers

America's opportunities and challenges for the young are far larger than Robert De Niro's commencement analogy.

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Huge Bonuses Awarded to Former Official that Failed to Comply with Federal Law for Years

Huge Bonuses Awarded to Former Official that Failed to Comply with Federal Law for Years

A DOE head resigns before answering to Congress for $6 billion in improper payments that will be added to future generations' debt.

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Recent Grads: Understanding Your First Paycheck

Recent Grads: Understanding Your First Paycheck

A primer on what those taxes are in your first paycheck and what they go to.

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Throwback Thursday: Climate Change: The Musical

Throwback Thursday: Climate Change: The Musical

This week’s Throwback Thursday highlights a taxpayer funded musical about climate change and biodiversity from the 2012 Wastebook.

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Congress is Neglecting One of Its Constitutional Powers

Congress is Neglecting One of Its Constitutional Powers

Congressional ignorance of its Constitutional role was revealed during a recent hearing exchange.

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Rising Healthcare Costs are a (Federal) Budget Buster

Rising Healthcare Costs are a (Federal) Budget Buster

CBO just released its analysis of the American Health Care Act. We discuss out-of-control health care spending and what it means for you and the country.

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Throwback Thursday: Back in Black

Throwback Thursday: Back in Black

This week's Throwback Thursday shows that we can do more, and must do more if our country is to get 'Back in the Black'

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The Bold, the Bluster, and the Blank

The Bold, the Bluster, and the Blank

The highly anticipated Trump budget was just released. Here's everything you need to know.

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Social Security: Good Intentions, Unintended Consequences

Social Security: Good Intentions, Unintended Consequences

The Social Security number, the first check, and the current state of the program.

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Will Congress Act?

Will Congress Act?

New report urges Congress to act on our unsustainable fiscal path...now.

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Throwback Thursday: FBI Investigates Hollywood Movie Plots

Throwback Thursday: FBI Investigates Hollywood Movie Plots

The FBI has taken center stage as of late. Find out what FBI program still collaborates with Hollywood movie producers.

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