Federal Agencies Spend Billions on Self-Promotion

The Washington Times - "When a private firm is bad at PR, it suffers by losing market share or disappointing stockholders. When Washington wastes money on PR, the reward can be an even bigger budget because agency officials argue they need more funding to counter an image problem their past failures may have contributed to in the first place," said Pete Sepp, president of the National Taxpayers Union. "The merry-go-round needs to stop, and agencies need to show clear metrics for the outlays they demand."

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