Government Waste

Former Sen. Tom Coburn testifies on government waste
www.tulsaworld.com

Coburn said the structures of Medicare and Medicaid — government health care programs for the elderly and low-income — invite fraud and waste because they depend on participants being honest. Now the government is spending even more money to …

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Leket CEO: Government must plan for food rescue
www.jpost.com

The study found that rescuing 600,000 tons of food, or 25% of the food wasted each year in Israel, valued at NIS 3b., should address the problem of food waste. But the report showed that only 20,000 tons of food, accounting for only 1% of food wasted …

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Kumbh Mela in Ujjain: Shivraj Singh Chouhan government fails as garbage piles …
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Ujjain, April 26: The tall claims of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan led Madhya Pradesh government regarding the preparation for Kumbh mela at the venue of Simhastha Kumbh in Ujjain turned only mere claims as the devotees coming for the holy dip …

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Government reviewing fine for improper garbage disposal
jamaica-gleaner.com

Local government Minister Desmond McKenzie says his ministry is hoping to increase the penalty for improper disposal of garbage in public places before the end of this year. The current penalty is $2,000, but McKenzie says this doesn't deter offenders, …

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Gun permits, Katehi, abortion wars, RT red line, government waste
www.sacbee.com

Buying votes with gun permits. Re “Concealed gun permits make dramatic surge” (Page 1A, April 24): It's illegal to buy votes with money, but Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, who is running for Congress, has found another currency – concealed …

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Another View: Government waste aplenty
www.theintell.com

Though there are some high-profile examples of large amounts of government waste, fraud and abuse, particularly in the largest expenditures like entitlement programs and defense spending, most government waste harms taxpayers in the form of a thousand …

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Tracking government waste
www.salina.com

News flash: government is inefficient. In the latest version of its annual report on government efficiency and effectiveness, the Government Accountability Office identified 92 actions, in 37 areas of government, that could be taken to reduce …

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