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20 posts tagged with "government-waste"

Profiles in Waste: GSA, Agencies Fail to Safeguard Computers for Kids

Profiles in Waste: GSA, Agencies Fail to Safeguard Computers for Kids

This week's ‘Profiles in Waste’ shines a light on the Computers for Learning program.

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EPA Spent $1.2 million on Conference Calls When They Could Have Been Free

EPA Spent $1.2 million on Conference Calls When They Could Have Been Free

It looks like no one is in charge of the EPA's conference call service, wasting millions in taxpayer dollars.

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Profiles in Waste: USDA’s SNAP Payments to Prisoners

Profiles in Waste: USDA’s SNAP Payments to Prisoners

This week's ‘Profiles in Waste’ shines a light on some of USDA’s SNAP improper payments.

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Profiles in Waste: HUD Edition

Profiles in Waste: HUD Edition

‘Profiles in Waste’ is a new series highlighting some of the less talked about abuses of your tax dollars.

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Most Expensive Object Ever Created Eclipses the Eclipse

Most Expensive Object Ever Created Eclipses the Eclipse

Eclipse viewers who looked closely saw NASA's $85 billion dollar International Space Station.

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Improper Payment Law Noncompliance at Highest Point to Date

Improper Payment Law Noncompliance at Highest Point to Date

Improper payments total $136.7 billion...we think.

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Engineer Gets Agency to Pay for Law Degree, Then Quits

Engineer Gets Agency to Pay for Law Degree, Then Quits

Dept of Energy broke protocols to pay for engineer's $138,000 law degree.

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TBT: Congressional Beach Bums

TBT: Congressional Beach Bums

Congress continues to accommodate parochial beachfront interests.

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Despite Ban, Earmarks on the Rise

Despite Ban, Earmarks on the Rise

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

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TBT: National Park Funds for Foreign Perks

TBT: National Park Funds for Foreign Perks

Judging an Italian film festival, fixing bridges in Chile, and educating German children about U.S. parks while our parks at home fall apart are emblematic of failed priorities.

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Uncle Sam's 4 for the 4th Celebration!

Uncle Sam's 4 for the 4th Celebration!

How are you spending Independence Day? If you're free, Uncle Sam would like to invite you to a party full of government waste!

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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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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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Make Government Work Again

Make Government Work Again

Have a better idea about how things should work in Washington? We want to know!

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It’s NOT a ruse: Tax Cuts COULD be Financed by Cutting Government Waste

It’s NOT a ruse: Tax Cuts COULD be Financed by Cutting Government Waste

Waste and inefficiencies lie throughout the federal government, but how much?

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Senator Flake Releases "Tax Rackets" Oversight Report

Senator Flake Releases "Tax Rackets" Oversight Report

Senator Flake's latest tax oversight report features alpacas, gambling, and...chicken poop?

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Drunk on Debt: Vol. 2

Drunk on Debt: Vol. 2

Drunk on Debt is a St. Patrick’s Day themed report of Uncle Sam’s boozy government waste, fraud and abuse.

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Congress Says “Bah Humbug” To Future Generations Every Day The Debt Grows

Congress Says “Bah Humbug” To Future Generations Every Day The Debt Grows

Ebenezer Scrooge redeemed his behavior and Congress should too.

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12 Days of Waste

12 Days of Waste

Take a journey with us along the #12DaysofWaste as we explore a dozen reasons reasons Uncle Sam was naughty this year. If nothing is done to curb Washington's yearly indulgences, the American people could soon end up with coal in their stockings.

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The Feds Fumble Again

The Feds Fumble Again

This week Senator James Lankford (R-OK) released the second edition of his oversight report series, detailing $247 billion in government waste.

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