Government Waste

Vaccine Protest In Beijing And High School Toxic Waste Scandal Pose …
www.ibtimes.com

Such concerns have been reinforced by a separate controversy over state media reports that almost 500 children became ill after a local government in eastern China failed to clean up a toxic former chemical factory site near a newly built high school.

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Whitehall waste: Cash splashed on consultants and temps up 90% in half decade
www.theregister.co.uk

Update Taxpayers cash that government spends on consultants and temporary staff has soared by up to 90 per cent over the last five years to £1.3bn, as Whitehall struggled to build technical skills in-house, an official report confirmed. The Committee …

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New apps help taxpayers report waste, fraud and abuse
gcn.com

All of these cases were brought to auditors' attention by tipsters using hotlines or fraud apps, which allow smartphone users to anonymously report government waste, fraud and abuse. Cities and states have long had hotlines for reporting misuse of …

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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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