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The Late Edition: October 2, 2013


Curtis Kalin
October 2, 2013

Today’s Taxpayer News!

Low Voltage: General Motors reported that the brand’s much hyped and subsidized Chevy Volt continued its dismal sales pace in September. Volt sales saw a 38% decline from year to year. Taxpayer funded credits for September were over $13 million. The National Legal Policy Center has more details.

Corruption crackdown: After more than 30 lawmakers from New York State have been embroiled in ethics issues over the last seven years, a commission appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed new rules that would strip corrupt politicians of their taxpayer funded pension. Read more from today’s New York Times.

Taxpayer toilet: The Federal Bureau of Land Management used spent over $98,000 for a single outhouse on a park trail in Alaska. CNSNews has more.


 

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