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Report on Government Waste Targets Step Increases, SRS

By on March 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A report that targets wasteful government spending includes some pay and benefits for federal workers among its examples.

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Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

By on November 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has released his third annual report on what he deems to be wasteful spending within the federal government.

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Salaries of Federal PR Employees Featured in Senator’s Annual ‘Wastebook’

By on January 12, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Salaries of Federal PR Employees Featured in Senator’s Annual ‘Wastebook’

A new report from Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) details 50 examples of government programs that he feels are some of the most egregious examples of wasteful spending at the federal level. The salaries of a select group of federal employees made the list.

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OPM Taken to Task in New Report on Government Waste

By on December 1, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management is featured in a new report that highlights examples of wasteful government spending.

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Senator Picks Up Where Coburn Left Off on Reporting Government Waste

By on December 1, 2015 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Picks Up Where Coburn Left Off on Reporting Government Waste

A weight loss program for truck drivers, dead people at SSA, and unused solar panels at the VA – these are just some of the items that Senator James Lankford (R-OK) highlights in a new report on wasteful spending in federal agencies that follows a tradition begun by his predecessor, Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK).

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Administrative Leave for 'Underperforming' Feds at Top of Coburn's Annual Wastebook

By on October 22, 2014 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments

Gambling monkeys, massages for rabbits, and paid leave for federal workers who are “underperforming or even engaging in criminal mischief” – these are some of the projects listed in Senator Tom Coburn’s (R-OK) Wastebook 2014, the annual list of wasteful government projects put out by the Senator.

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Wastebook 2013: Examples of ‘Government Mismanagement and Stupidity’

By on December 17, 2013 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released his annual wastebook report, a compilation of what he believes to be some of the most egregious examples of wasteful spending at the federal level.

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Robotic Squirrels, Starbucks, and Marijuana ‘Munchies’: Highlights from Wastebook 2012

By on October 16, 2012 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released his annual report highlighting wasteful government spending from the past year.

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Bridges to Nowhere, Cheese, and Video Games: Coburn's 2011 Wasteful Government Spending Report

By on December 21, 2011 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released a report outlining 100 projects and items on which he believes the government has wasted taxpayers dollars in 2011.

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