Government Waste

Seattle Food Waste Law Highlights Government Overreach
www.thenewamerican.com

Many residents of Seattle, Washington, are outraged over a bill that grants city sanitation workers the right to inspect garbage and recycling bins and issue a $1 fine for “excess food waste.” The initial bill was passed in September 2014, and Seattle …

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Government cuts blamed for garden waste charge proposal
www.plymouthherald.co.uk

"Collecting garden waste is not a service that we have to provide, but is something that we have been really pleased to provide throughout the borough. "With continued cuts in government funding, we have to consider seriously if and how we should …

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Senate, House debut GREAT Act to cut federal waste
www.federaltimes.com

A bipartisan pack of senators and congressmen rolled out new legislation on April 21 in an effort to reduce government waste and duplication. The Getting Results through Enhanced Accountability and Transparency, or GREAT, Act of 2016 would make …

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Bullets are just one of 92 things on list of government waste
www.mcall.com

As our presidential candidates roll through Pennsylvania campaigning for next week's primary, I doubt they'll mention how much money the government wastes. They'll probably be too busy insulting each other. So you'll have to start the conversation.

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Hanford Officials Prepare to Pump Nuke Waste Back Into Tank
abcnews.go.com

Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and now contains millions of gallons of radioactive waste stored in 177 underground tanks. The government is spending some $2 billion a year to clean up the sprawling site, a process that is …

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Lake says Government has to 'straighten out' garbage issue
www.thedailyherald.sx

He said government has to put standards on waste haulers that their workers must wear safety gear and other protective gear when carrying out their work. “Government needs to address the situation right away by starting to hold waste haulers …

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This $1.4M iPad app might be worst case of government waste ever
www.dailynewsx.com

If you've flown across the country at any point in the past couple of years, you've probably come into contact with the Transportation Security Administration's Randomizer app on the iPad. It's an incredibly simplistic app that decides which lane you …

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