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"Skinny Budget" Short on Savings

by Nan Swift / /

The White House “skinny budget” and defense supplemental ignore opportunities for waste reduction and fail to address our long-term fiscal challenges.


 


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Coalition to Congress: Stop Squandering Funds on Mismanaged MOX Project

by NTU Staff / /

As organizations concerned about responsible federal spending, we have long been following the Mixed Oxide Fuel Facility (MOX)
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Senator Flake Reveals Wastebook 2017

by Spencer Woody / /

In order to promote transparency in the federal budget, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) releases the latest Wastebook.
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Pentagon: “Spending Dollars Like It Doesn’t Matter”

by Nan Swift / /

Read why Pentagon officials went to great lengths to bury report that proposed billions in savings.
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NTU Questions Inaccuracies in NPR's Marketplace Catfish Coverage

by Nan Swift / /

In a letter to NPR's Marketplace NTU raises questions about inaccuracies in their reporting on the wasteful catfish inspection program.
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Center-Right Coalition Urges House to Vote on Catfish Program

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We urge you to call for a vote on S. J. Res. 28, the nullification of the wasteful catfish inspection program rule.
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Coalition Opposes Funding for Wasteful Nuclear Fuel Project

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NTU joined a Project on Government Oversight-led coalition letter urging Congress to stop funding construction of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX).
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New Law Will Increase Fiscal Oversight, Saving Taxpayers Millions

by Nan Swift / /

Last week, President Obama signed the GONE Act, which will require agencies to close out all expired grant accounts.
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Disagreement Over Cost of a Gas Station Demonstrates Need for Pentagon Audit

by Nan Swift / /

Politico reported yesterday that the widely mocked $43 million natural gas station in Afghanistan might have only cost $5-$10 million.
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Lankford Report: Waste and Over-Regulation Costing Taxpayers

by Nan Swift / /

Freshman Senator James Lankford (R-OK) scored a touchdown for taxpayers with the release of his "Federal Fumbles" report detailing "100 ways the government dropped the ball."
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