Taxpayers

Scott Walker looks to kick ‘government’s hunger to spend’

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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In a speech that resonated beyond the boundaries of the Badger State, Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday offered a status report on Wisconsin’s health and a vision of government reform ahead.

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Federal taxpayers help Virginia make $2-million health care advertising push

By   /  January 5, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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In keeping with the giving Christmas spirit, federal taxpayers are pitching in $2 million for a marketing campaign to make sure Virginians eligible for government-subsidized health care know how to enroll.

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Undocumented students in D.C. cost taxpayers millions

By   /  December 1, 2014  /  Education Blog  /  No Comments

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By Moriah Costa | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C.- It costs an estimated $86.8 million a year to educate undocumented students in D.C., based on a data analysis by Watchdog.org.
There are about 4,065 undocumented children in D.C., according to 2012 data from the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project. With D.C. spending $21,347 per student, the total amount […]

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About 60,000 immigrants in Colorado may benefit from amnesty, but costs are unknown

By   /  December 1, 2014  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

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President Obama’s immigration order will likely help about 60,000 illegal immigrants in Colorado.

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25,000 Oklahoma illegals could benefit from executive order but costs unknown

By   /  November 28, 2014  /  Immigration, News, Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org
Only about 25,000 illegal immigrants in Oklahoma are likely to benefit from President Barack Obama’s immigration executive order, but that modest number of people still could cost taxpayers nearly $200 million a year if they receive full welfare, Social Security and other benefits.
However, the good news is that the executive order will save […]

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Insurance companies can’t get Obamacare bailout unless Congress approves

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Finances, Health Care, Issues, National, News  /  No Comments

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Insurance companies made out pretty well with the passage of Obamacare.

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