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Defense

CCAGW Denounces Attempt to Resurrect Wasteful JSF Alternate Engine

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
July 17, 2014 Leslie Paige 202-467-5300

 

CAGW Releases July Wastewatcher Report

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
July 7, 2014  

 

The Cost of Free

By Sean Kennedy

Wastewatcher, July 2014

Clay County, Missouri Police Captain Matt Hunter described his department’s new acquisition, a 54,000-pound, 10-foot tall vehicle known as a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP), as a “$750,000 machine that we got for absolutely nothing…taxpayers didn’t have to pay anything for it.”

CAGW Releases April WasteWatcher Report



For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
April 3, 2014  

CAGW Releases February WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
February 11, 2014 Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5300

Defense Bill: Good, Bad, and Ugly

By Sean Kennedy
Wastewatcher, February 2014

As taxpayers peruse the Department of Defense (DOD) section of the monolithic Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (H.R. 3547) that funds the federal government through fiscal year (FY) 2014, they will find mixed blessings.

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