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Tucker Carlson Tonight: Adam Andrzejewski on the U.S. Department of Education

Adam Andrzejewski discusses our latest oversight report "The U.S. Department of Education" with Tucker Carlson on Fox News.
Apr 10, 2019 07:00 AM

Forbes: Seven Troubling Facts on American Higher Education You Probably Don't Know

The recent cheating scandal in which wealthy and well-connected parents paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to illegally game admission at elite universities exposed a rigged system. However, the biggest scandal facing higher education today isn’t the illegal activity – it’s what’s entirely legal. It’s a system so expensive that the $1.7 trillion in student debt now exceeds America’s credit card debt and auto loan debt.
Washington Times
Apr 03, 2019 07:30 AM

The Washington Times: Tax dollars driving up cost of college education

From seminaries to beauty schools, taxpayers are financing the schooling of millions of students, and the flood of public dollars is driving up the cost of education, critics charge. A study released Wednesday on Department of Education spending drives that point home, according to OpenTheBooks, a nonprofit dedicated to transparency in government spending.
Apr 03, 2019 12:01 AM

OpenTheBooks Oversight Report – The U.S. Department of Education | American Transparency
Washington Times
Apr 01, 2019 04:45 PM

The Washington Times: The biggest college scandal of all

The seething anger that Americans feel over the college admissions scandal with wealthy and well-connected families using money, influence and cheating to bump their kids up in line so they get accepted into elite schools is well-justified. Yet this scheme is small potatoes compared to the real scandal on college campuses from coast to coast. That scam is how much universities are charging families once they do get in.
Mar 23, 2019 07:00 AM

Forbes: Federal Agencies Admit To $1.2 Trillion In Improper Payments Since 2004

Since 2004, twenty large federal agencies admit paying out an astonishing $1.2 trillion in improper payments. That amounts to more than one-quarter of President Trump’s proposed $4.7 trillion budget for 2020. Last year, these improper payments totaled $140 billion – that’s about $12 billion per month.​
Mar 22, 2019 08:30 AM

The Hill: Transparency advocate says government agencies face 'use it or lose it' spending

Government transparency advocate Adam Andrzejewski said in an interview that aired Thursday on Hill.TV's "Rising" that agencies are experiencing a "use it or lose it phenomenon" when it comes to spending. Lobster Dinners Not the Problem With Lavish Military Spending, Analyst Says

In the wake of a startling report from the organization Open the Books showing massive federal government expenditures in the final month of the fiscal year, troops everywhere want you to know that they deserve steak and lobster every once in a while. But the Defense Department spending problems highlighted in the report may have little to do with surf and turf dinners.
Mar 13, 2019 02:00 PM

Michigan - Answers to Common Questions Regarding our Michigan Office of Retirement Services (ORS) Freedom of Information Act Request

“Taxpayers have a right to know where government funds are going and to whom. After all, it's our money. At the federal, state, and local level, pension and retirement systems are facing a fiscal crisis. The transparency revolution is empowering citizens to hold government accountable like never before. OpenTheBooks is committed to giving the public the information they need to ask the right questions.”​

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