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Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | 3 months ago

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The giant federal budget bill that Congress passed late Thursday will cost taxpayers nearly $3 million per word, or if you want to really think big, almost $700 million per page...An Internet word counting program said it has 370,445 words, numbers

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Juneau :: AK :: USA | 10 months ago

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Alaska A Washington-based watchdog group has given its "Golden Fleece" award to the Knik Arm bridge project in south-central Alaska. Alaska's citizens and wasted millions of federal taxpayer dollars, with little to show for it." The award is given to

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Glenwood Springs :: CO :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Colorado A national government watchdog organization wants to put an end to subsidies for research and development of U.S. oil shale reserves, according to a new report. Most immediately, the Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) group, based in

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Washington :: DC :: USA | over 1 year ago

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The independent watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense will unveil a $2 trillion deficit-reduction proposal in hopes of averting an economic debacle at year's end known as the fiscal cliff. On Monday, the group plans to detail about 130 specific

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Tallahassee :: FL :: USA | over 1 year ago

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July 23, 2012 A congressional freshman waging an uphill campaign against a 20-year veteran, Adams has seized on Mica's long history of using so-called earmarks to fund local projects, which she blames as one cause of the country's enormous debt.

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Englewood :: CO :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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A point of departure in the 9th Sunday May 13, 2012, 11:53 AM The Record AS THE Democratic primary for Congress heats up in the 9th District between Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. of Paterson and Rep. Steve Rothman of Englewood , both candidates are

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Huntsville :: AL :: USA | 2 years ago

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In Huntsville, Ala., there will be fewer free medical exams to victims of child abuse because of a $300,000 budget gap. More than a year after Congress forswore earmarks, the oft-criticized legislative gimmick that financed pet projects, communities

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McLean :: VA :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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Congress is headed for its first big showdown over "earmarks" since the Republican House majority declared a ban on members' pet spending projects earlier this year. The stakes: A $1 billion defense fund that House members have dipped into to fund

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Washington :: DC :: USA | 3 years ago

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The budget deal is done, but the real impact on New Jersey from the largest spending cut in United States history will not be clear for a while. The law signed by President Obama last week spells out how $38 billion in spending cuts will be spread

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Atlanta :: GA :: USA | 3 years ago

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The end-arounds have begun -- Steve Ellis is Vice President at Taxpayers for Common Sense, a nonpartisan budget watchdog. With much ado and chest-thumping -- and a bit of wailing and gnashing of teeth -- earmarks have been effectively banned for the

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