If employees of the federal government went to Las Vegas and managed to lose $500 million in taxpayer dollars at the slot machines and roulette wheel, there would be expected and understandable outrage from Congress.
But in another desert half-a-world away, employees of the federal government recently lost $500 million in taxpayer-funded supplies.Read More →
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By Katie Watson, Jason Hart | Watchdog.org
Code Blue is Watchdog Radio’s weekly look at heath issues, ranging from the latest public health debates to small government views on health care reform.
Medicaid and Medicare are breaking the budgets of states and the federal government, but there are other options out there. Is Obamacare the best we […]
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Meet the new poster child for Pennsylvania’s municipal pension problems.
York is a mid-sized city of 43,000 residents in central Pennsylvania near the state’s southern border that’s facing more than $64 million in pension-related debt.
In next year’s budget, York will be expected to pay more than $10 million toward the retirement fund […]
In this week’s episode, host Ben Yount sits down with Tori Richards to talk about the latest developments in the still-ongoing scandal at Veterans Affairs. Richards has uncovered a case in Louisiana where a VA hospital employee was fired for blowing the whistle on his boss for making fake patient waiting lists.Read More →