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Critical government waste issues for the 101st Congress

Critical government waste issues for the 101st Congress

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Published by the Council in Washington, D.C. (1301 Conn. Ave., NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Waste in government spending -- United States.,
    • Tax and expenditure limitations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementCouncil for Citizens Against Government Waste ; [prepared by Marlo Lewis ... et al.].
      ContributionsLewis, Marlo, 1951-, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ7537 .C75 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p. ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1523929M
      LC Control Number93212933

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The BiblioGov Project is an effort to expand awareness of the public documents and records of the U.S. Government via print publications. In broadening the public. on government waste.” Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), “I commend Citizens Against Government Waste for trying to shame Congress into fiscal responsibility, although one has to wonder if Congress has any shame.

You certainly don’t get that impression by flipping through the Pig Book.” Then-Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)File Size: 1MB.

21 Jul, Citizens Against Government Waste Releases U.S. Congressional Pig Book ===== WASHINGTON, 19 JulyBUSINESS WIRE–Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its Congressional Pig Book, the 25th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

CAGW President Tom Schatz was joined at the Phoenix Park Hotel. In his second year after having taken over production of the annual Wastebook from former Senator Tom Coburn, Senator Jeff Flake has highlighted 50 ways in which the U.S. federal government’s bureaucrats have squandered taxpayer dollars.

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In latethe fall of the Berlin Wall—a symbol of American’s Cold War with the Soviet. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, holds a news conference to outline the release of his report on wasteful spending in the federal government, on Author: Sally Persons.

Everyone’s tired of hearing how our nation has been plagued for seven years with a ‘do-nothing’ Congress; but it’s the truth, and that’s what I’m all about. Republicans not only ignore the important and even critical issues facing our nation’s people, they choose to waste time and money on situations which only affect Republican politicians.

A specifically dedicated, independent commission with the charge to eliminate waste, cut programs that are outside the proper scope of the federal government, and consolidate duplicative programs.

This year's Wastebook does not show the $5, that the State Department tried to spend on a blowup, human-size foosball field for an embassy in Belize. But the fact that the project isn't in Sen Author: Stephen Dinan.

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Congress job is to represent the citizens of the U.S. by sharing the power with the current president of the United States of America and Supreme Court. Congress is one of the three branches of the United States.

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The schedule in the nation’s capital this week was hectic as lawmakers dealt with national security, defense, trade and government waste among other issues.

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The government wasted billions of dollars this year by allowing questionable tax breaks and paying for unnecessary programs even as the economy faltered, a Republican senator charged in a report.

I have to write 2 letters to my local senators and 1 letter to my local representative i live in PA I know the addresses and their names and everything but i have no idea what to write about It has to be a critical issue that is a current debate So if anyone can give me any ideas to get me started i would really appreciate it I was thinking about either an issue involving the.

Senator James Lankford (R-OK), former Sen. Tom Coburn's (R-OK) successor, is maintaining the Debt Doctor's legacy with his Federal Fumbles book published Monday. Lankford examines federal programs, agencies, and regulations to come up with "fumbles" that he thinks could be corrected in order to enhance efficiency and cut government waste while.

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) today released Wastebook: PORKémon Go, highlighting 50 examples of outrageous and wasteful federal spending amounting to more than $5 is Flake’s second edition of the Wastebook series, started by retired Sen.

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