Baltimore County Admits It Hasn't Been Recycling Glass for 7 Years. It Still Encourages Residents to Recycle Glass.
When ritual is more important than reuse
When ritual is more important than reuse
A recent Inspector General's report found the agency had serious problems tracking and managing its inventory.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health reportedly damaged monkeys' brains with acid before showing them pictures of fruit.
But at least they had enough tax dollars left over to buy a Bob Dylan-made sculpture for the U.S. embassy in Mozambique, and to get zebrafish addicted to nicotine in London.
Despite the failure, Pentagon officials are spinning the audit as a step in the right direction.
No single spending item is going to solve America's $22 trillion national debt, but every little bit of wasteful spending makes the tough problems more difficult to solve.
Milton Friedman famously observed that "nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program." The rare demise of a government program, it seems, is temporary too.
A damning new audit of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority finds that subway improvement projects are plagued by delays and cost overruns.
A new report from Metro's Office of the Inspector General details the agency's waste when dealing with riders' waste.
Demanding that members of Congress be in town to vote on spending huge sums of money seems reasonable.
"When you bow to these woke scolds, they accept it as weakness."
Surprised? Yeah, neither are we.
The squabbling over federal disaster assistance reveals the bipartisan nature of wasteful spending.
The Agricultural Research Service announced that it would no longer be using cats for research purposes.
Chalk it up to use-it-or-lose-it spending.
He brought out some fake bills to drive his point home.
$13.6 million might be a drop in the bucket. But this is still incredibly wasteful.
As it turns out, the 3D-printed solution costs 50 cents
That's quite a lot of money to prove your loyalty to a song. And why are we paying to send politicians to football games anyway?
Trump will "now be put to the test," Amash says.
One of his unauthorized trips included a tour of a pineapple plantation with his family.
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program is on the receiving end of yet another negative government watchdog report.
The "largest women's empowerment program" was supposed to benefit 75,000 women.
FEMA confirmed the investigation just one day after admitting to leaving nearly a million water bottles for storm victims on an airstrip.
If FEMA's prior record when it comes to disaster response is any indication, the agency is not going to handle this well.
The program's goals might be admirable, but the reality is a whole different story.
Trump says it's D.C. politicians' fault his military parade got postponed. But at least now we can afford more jet fighters!
Which is actually not too bad by Pentagon standards.
Her supervisors have been aware of the problem for a while.
The costs incurred by the Secret Service to protect President Trump's two oldest sons is astounding.
Federal officials are supposed to travel in a cost-efficient way. The former secretary of health and human services rarely did.
The Senate asks the Pentagon's F-35 program to explain its sizable discrepancy in savings estimates.
Hey, big spenders, spend a little...less of our money on yourselves?
Because national defense is our government's top priority, Pentagon spending demands close scrutiny
Republicans took control of Congress in 2010, in part, by promising to kill earmarks. They might lose Congress in 2018 by bringing them back to life.
The former Homeland Security secretary interfered with a state audit of the university's finances.
And another $840,000 subsidizing parking spaces, despite federal rules meant to limit commuting by car as a way to protect the environment.
Bad mandates result in uneaten foods. Schools figure out how to respond.
Here, as usual, the private sector outperforms the public sector.
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