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November 22, 2012

By Dana Liebelson

Super Committee is a Super Failure, But There's Still Hope for Taxpayers



Government Accountability The bipartisan Super Committee tasked with finding $1.2 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade is officially a super failure. Now, there's another question looming over the heads of American taxpayers: will Congress learn from its mistakes?

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Topics: Open Government

November 15, 2012

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Coburn: Cut Wasteful Spending at the “Department of Everything”



National Security With the fiscal cliff and sequestration looming, Senator Coburn recommends cutting Pentagon waste to reduce deficits without impacting our national security.

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Topics: National Security

October 19, 2012

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

POGO Wants Reduced DoD Contractor Employee Compensation Cap



Contract Oversight The Project On Government Oversight and other groups are urging Congress to lower the amount of allowable compensation that contractor employees can bill to Pentagon contracts.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

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