Government Waste

Coburn encourages former colleagues to work harder cutting waste
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WASHINGTON — Former Sen. Tom Coburn urged a Senate committee Wednesday to work harder to eliminate government waste, saying it would be a step toward restoring public trust. "America doesn't trust you anymore," the Oklahoma Republican told the …

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Congresswoman Duckworth Provisions to Protect Servicemembers, Cut Government …
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Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 29, 2016. This week, Iraq War Veteran and House Armed Services Committee Member Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) voted to support the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets our nation's defense …

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GUEST EDITORIAL: How does the government waste money?
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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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Former Sen. Tom Coburn testifies on government waste
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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
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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
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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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