Subscriber Special - U.S. Senate Oversight - $4.4B in PR Spending Money7

February 22, 2016 11:00 AM
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 "We have taxpayer dollars being spent to convince taxpayers to spend more taxpayer dollars on the growth of government."
Watch ABC - Atlanta Investigation, click here

We exposed $4.4 Billion Spent by Feds on Public Relations.
Now, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (WY) wants answers...
Justin Gray Investigation, COX National News Bureau
February 20, 2016
In December, we released our OpenTheBooks Oversight Report - The Department of Self-Promotion, $4.4 Billion Spent by Federal Agencies on Public Relations (FY2007 - FY2014), click here.

Our report debuted on the front page of two Washington D.C. daily newspapers: TheHill and The Washington Times:

The HillFeds Shelling Out Billions to Public Relations Firmsclick here
by Megan Wilson | December 8, 2015
The Washington TimesFeds Spend Billions on Selfclick here
by Kellan Howell | December 8, 2015
Read my December column at  ForbesMeet the 2nd Largest PR Firm in the World - The United States Governmentclick here.
Last week, the COX Media national news bureau showcased our report which played on the evening news at ABC-Atlanta (WSB- Channel 2). 

Investigative reporter Justin Gray asked 10 federal agencies for an interview and NONE would answer questions on camera! 

Now, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi wants answers. Enzi has requested a comprehensive report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

We want answers, too. 

For example: Why are some of the world's largest advertising firms billing taxpayers for their interns - up to $88 per hour? And billing their executives for up to $1.1 million per year?

Why is the average salary for a federal public affairs officer over $100,000 per year, 70% higher than the private sector?

Why does the IRS allow their survey firms to charge taxpayers $70 per hour for each of their $9 per hour telemarketers? 
Adam Andrzejewski (say: Angie-f-ski)
Matthew Tyrmand
Deputy Director
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