Government Waste

New Phone App Tracks Government Waste
spectator.org

Federal spending seems more outrageous when it hits close to home, and now smart phone users are able to monitor government waste instantly with the “Open the Books” mobile phone application. The free app allows citizens to “see the massive money …

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Alaskans who fight against government waste like Port Mac deserve thanks
www.alaskadispatch.com

Current construction costs for the 32-mile rail spur to Port Mac are estimated around $300 million, but like all big government projects, that number will certainly rise. And project proponents estimate annual operations and maintenance costs at …

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Letter: There are plenty of ways to cut government waste without sequestration
www.mlive.com

President Obama needs to stop scaring people with the sequestration that he signed off on. I know of better ways we can cut waste, courtesy of Heritage Foundation. Here are a few examples: — Spending $2.6 million training Chinese prostitutes to drink …

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Dallas considers new trash plan to expand recycling
www.wasterecyclingnews.com

Approximately 50% of Dallas residents live in rental homes that could be subject to the new rules, said Kathy Carlton, director of government affairs for the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas, in the report. "We are hoping to work with the city …

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Mini Nuclear Reactors Earn Golden Fleece Award For Government Waste
cleantechnica.com

Are mini nuclear reactors the future of high-end energy development — or a wasteful SimpsonsNuclearReactor government boondoggle? While it may or may not be great that profitable companies like Babcock & Wilcox and Toshiba are researching these …

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A Poster Child for Government Waste
www.govexec.com

And we're also looking at tremendous waste. For example, SAMHSA, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agency — I've got to show you this, they funded painting this picture for $22,000. Our tax dollars going to that. Now I have no idea how this is going …

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Government waste: State-owned land, buildings sit vacant
www.kjrh.com

Government waste: State-owned land, buildings sit vacant. Video; Photo. xmoney_20111031105156_JPG. Photographer: AP Graphics Bank. Regular Photo Size. Advertisement. alt. Posted: 02/27/2013. Last Updated: 6 hours and 3 minutes ago. By: Marla …

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