Spending

Highway Trust Fund Loses Average of $18B Per Year

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy The Highway Trust Fund that finances most federal government spending for highways and mass transit…

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PA Teachers Union Donates $40,000 To School Board Candidates – Who Now Plan To Vote On New Teacher Pay Contract

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy Pennsylvania entrepreneur Paul Martino donated $60,000 to school board candidates running in his local school…

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EPA Spent $5.3M In Covid Aid On ‘Environmental Justice’ Programming

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy Under the guise of Covid-19 relief in 2021, Congress gave the Environmental Protection Agency $5.3…

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Wasted $17M On Empty Hotel Rooms

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy Immigration and Customs Enforcement wasted $17 million on 1,200 largely-unused hotel rooms to house migrant…

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$163 Billion of COVID Unemployment Money Either Stolen Or ‘Misspent’

A top watchdog for the Labor Department estimates that "at least" $163 billion in COVID unemployment funds were either stolen…

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NY Budget Spends $820M on Medicaid for Illegal Immigrants, NFL Stadium

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy New York Gov. Kathy Hochul recently signed into law a $220 billion budget riddled with…

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Biden Admin Giving $50K To Teach Climate Change To Indian Journalists

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy The U.S. State Department will send up to $50,000 to nonprofits and universities in India…

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U.S. Gave A $737 Million Loan To A Failing Solar Energy Plant

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy plant was created in 2011, when the U.S. government lent…

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Education Officials Let $900K Be Spent On Disco, Rock Concert

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy Between 1980 and 1981, the National Institute of Education, then a part of the Department…

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U.S. Gave Russian Lab $550K for Gruesome Cat Experiments

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy In 2021, the U.S. sent the Pavlov Institute of Physiology in St. Petersburg, Russia $550,000…

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Even With Trillions In Spending, Biden Economy Shrank by 1.4% So Far This Year

The U.S. economy took a dramatic hit in the first quarter of 2022, with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) shrinking at…

4 weeks ago

State Department Spending $75K On ‘Food Diplomacy’ In India

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy The U.S. Mission to India will spend up to $75,000 to promote “cultural and culinary…

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