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Tucker Carlson Tonight: The Small Business Administration

Latest oversight of the SBA reveals misaligned priorities, with hundreds of millions going to Wall Street, not Main Street.

C-SPAN Washington Journal: Government Spending and OpenTheBooks founder Adam Andrzejewski talked about a new report on America’s debt and spending habits.​

Press Release: U.S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration, Quantifying Lending Practices FY2014-FY2018
Aug 12, 2019 07:00 PM

OpenTheBooks Oversight Report - U.S. Small Business Administration

Taxpayers deserve to know how the agency is performing. Our OpenTheBooks Oversight Report: Small Business Administration – Quantifying Lending Practices reviewed the last five years (FY2014-FY2018). More than $168.9 billion in loans and insurance guarantees were obligated and awarded.
Aug 01, 2019 08:00 PM

Forbes: Baltimore's 30,000 Public Employees Cost Taxpayers $2 Billion But Can't Save Their Own City

Our auditors at investigated just how much taxpayer money flows into the Baltimore bureaucracy at every level: federal, state, and local. We found the city drowning in taxpayer dollars.​
Jul 18, 2019 10:00 AM

Forbes: Florida's $6 Million Man: Broward County School Superintendent Robert Runcie

On a horrific Valentine’s Day in 2018, 17 students and staffers were killed and 17 more were injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Since that tragic day, Broward County school superintendent Robert W. Runcie has been in the national spotlight.
Jul 18, 2019 10:00 AM

NBC Miami: Report Sheds Light on Broward Superintendent Robert Runcie Salary, Expenses & Perks

A new report is shedding light on Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie's expenses and is questioning whether taxpayers are wasting money on "unnecessary travel, lobbying activities, perks" and his "super-sized" salary.
Jul 18, 2019 07:45 AM

USA Today: New York City Removed 110 Trash Cans. Now Garbage is Overflowing and the Rats are 'Running Wild'

According to the New York Times, rat complaints have risen from 12,617 in 2014 to 17,353 last year. That's a 38% jump citywide — and comes even after Mayor Bill de Blasio allocated $32 million in 2017 to reduce the number of the rodents.
Jul 18, 2019 07:00 AM

Casper Star Tribune: Wyoming Launches Searchable Government Transparency Site

Wyoming has launched a new government financial transparency website.
Washington Times
Jul 03, 2019 07:00 AM

The Washington Times: OpenTheBooks outraged growing budget deficit draws no attention

“Both parties are engaged in a war on math that math will eventually win,” said Adam Andrzejewski, who runs OpenTheBooks, a nonprofit dedicated to transparency in government spending. “We’re not going to tire or despair in our quest to convince elected officials that the math and their own constituents are right.”
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