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Waste and Fraud at the Central Intelligence Agency

Waste and fraud at the Central Intelligence Agency not only squanders taxpayers’ money but also endangers American lives.  When money is diverted away from intelligence missions on rogue state nuclear threats, for example, Americans are at risk.

January 31, 2009 — CAGW Staff 1233439200

CAGW Releases November WasteWatcher

A Monthly Dispatch From Citizens Against Government Waste



For Immediate Release

November 21, 2008

Contacts: Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334

Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318

Pork Alert: 2009 Homeland Security

For Immediate Release

October 9, 2008

        Contact:       Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334

                                         

 

CCAGW BLASTS CHAIRMAN OBEY FOR $1 TRILLION BUDGET CIRCUS

For Immediate Release
September 24, 2008
Contact:   Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334

 

Pork Alert: Senate Homeland Insecurity

For Immediate Release
August 5, 2008
Contacts:        Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334
Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318

 

Pork Alert: Homeland Insecurity

For Immediate Release
June 25, 2008
Contacts:        Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334
Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318

 

“Emergency” Supplementals

“Hope for the best, but plan for the worst” is the approach most Americans try to take when it comes to setting aside funds for a rainy day.  For the government, however, national emergencies, and the supplemental appropriations bills that tend to accompany these emergencies, have become just another excuse to spend money on non-emergency, routine projects and favored pork-barrel items that failed to win funding through the normal appropriations process.

May 31, 2008 — CAGW Staff 1212267600

Deepwater in Hot Water

The Coast Guard’s air and sea fleet are aging, with most of the fleet dating back to the 1950s and 1960s.  Responding to the need to update the fleet and react to a shifting threat, the Coast Guard created the Integrated Deepwater System in 2002, which, according to the Coast Guard’s website is “a critical multi-year program to modernize and replace the Coast Guard’s aging ships and aircraft, and improve command and control and logistics systems.  It is the largest acquisition in the history of the Coast Guard.  Integrated Coast Guard Systems has been managing the IDS contract since it was awarded in June, 2002.”  However, there are serious concerns with the procurement of aircraft and the National Security Cutter.

May 31, 2008 — CAGW Staff 1212267600

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