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Washington Times
Sep 22, 2019 07:00 AM

The Washington Times: Feds rush to spend 20% of $500 billion in one month in 'use it or lose it' spending spree

Federal agencies have shelled out tens of millions of dollars on cars, movie cameras and other items in a contract spending spree that happens across government at the end of every fiscal year.
Sep 19, 2019 07:00 AM

ABC Atlanta Nightly News, Use-It-Or-Lose-It Spending

We are uncovering how some federal agencies are spending your money.

Yahoo! Finance: The Highest-Paid Public Employees in Every State

It’s no secret that football and basketball coaches at public universities command high salaries, but there are other public employees who get paid almost as handsomely as these collegiate coaches. You might not be aware of exactly how high their salaries can go — some of these public employees are millionaires many times over.
Aug 28, 2019 11:19 AM

Forbes: A Progress Report - Is President Donald Trump "Draining the Swamp?"

Recently released federal payroll numbers from the end of fiscal year 2018 show that President Trump is working to fulfill his campaign promises to protect the country, defend the border, and deliver healthcare to our veterans.

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.
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