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EPA Spent $693,000 on Unused Parking Spaces

EPA Spent $693,000 on Unused Parking Spaces

The EPA spent $1.5 million on parking subsidies, nearly half went towards unused spots.

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Leading Government Waste Watchdog Asks “Twenty Questions”

Leading Government Waste Watchdog Asks “Twenty Questions”

New report reveals $35 million in 'head scratching' research.

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Duplication Nation!

Duplication Nation!

Government watchdog releases their sixth duplication report, totaling $125 billion in potential savings.

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Spring Break, Federal Agency Style

Spring Break, Federal Agency Style

Agencies may once again be traveling first-class to lavish conference destinations.

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Government Auditors: Federal Agencies Made $125 Billion in Payment Errors in Just One Year

Government Auditors: Federal Agencies Made $125 Billion in Payment Errors in Just One Year

New report from GAO highlights systemic payment errors, including many to dead people.

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Fox News: State Dept. Spending $90,000 to Promote 'Understanding' with Britain

Fox News: State Dept. Spending $90,000 to Promote 'Understanding' with Britain

The U.S. Embassy in London is promoting good feelings with Great Britain in new grant program.

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Spouses Stab Voodoo Dolls When "Hangry" Study Reveals

Spouses Stab Voodoo Dolls When "Hangry" Study Reveals

U.S. Senator Dan Coats discusses hangry phenomenon on Senate floor.

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Free Beacon: University Used Taxpayer Funding to Buy Snuggies

Free Beacon: University Used Taxpayer Funding to Buy Snuggies

National Science Foundation grants were used to purchase Snuggies, pottery, and a trip to Hawaii.

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Desert Sun: Desert Tortoises to be Airlifted from Combat Center

Desert Sun: Desert Tortoises to be Airlifted from Combat Center

Marine Corps to spend $50 million...in turtle relocation.

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Washington Times: Defense Dept. Not Seeking Refund of Taxpayer Money for Defective Plane Parts

Washington Times: Defense Dept. Not Seeking Refund of Taxpayer Money for Defective Plane Parts

Inspector General says Pentagon has lost out on more than $12 million in reimbursements.

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Free Beacon: EPA Spends $15,000 to Give ‘TrashWalls’ to the Poor

Free Beacon: EPA Spends $15,000 to Give ‘TrashWalls’ to the Poor

EPA talking trash, says walls made out of garbage can be a “comfort” to poor people

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Statement Regarding New Reports on Government Waste

Statement Regarding New Reports on Government Waste

"I have long said that all 535 members of Congress should be doing Wastebook reports so we can have an informed debate about spending priorities. I'm thrilled to see the latest waste reports from Senators Flake and Lankford."

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New Senate waste-watchers fill up ‘Federal Fumbles’

From the Washington Times: "The dating habits of America's seniors might be of interest to online matchmakers and certain pharmaceutical companies, but Sen. James Lankford wants to know why the federal government felt it needed to get involved — to the tune of nearly $375,000 — to conduct its own study. That is one of 100 items on Mr. Lankford's "Federal Fumbles..."

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Alaska's infamous 'bridge to nowhere' finally declared dead

Alaska's infamous 'bridge to nowhere' finally declared dead

"Alaska's so-called bridge to nowhere, derided by critics as an example of congressional earmarks run amok, appears dead."

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