Citizens Against Gov. Waste
Madison Project - Calendar of Events
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21 - More than $1 billion overpaid annually for products and services – (Government-wide) $1 billion - Federal agencies could save billions every year if they did a better job pooling their procurements to leverage their buying power.
22 - Book club funding goes to ghost tours, fishing lessons, and movie screenings – (National Endowment for the Arts) $1 million - National Endowment for the Arts funding for book clubs goes to pay for movie screenings, theatrical productions, fishing lessons, and concerts.
23 - Pet shampoo company fetches more than half a million dollars – (NE) $505,000 - HUD money goes to a pet shampoo company for machinery to make pet toothpaste and shampoo.
24 - Corporate welfare for the world’s largest snack food maker – (NY) $1.3 million - A business park in
25 - Government-funded study finds golfers need to envision a bigger hole – (IN) $350,000 - NSF funds go to a study of how golfers can putt better if they envision the hole is bigger.
26 - Fighting obesity with giant graffiti carrots – (ME) $13,000 - Anti-obesity funds pay for a giant graffiti mural focused on sustainability.
27 - Another bridge to nowhere – (OH) $520,000 - A covered bridge in
28 - Paying for veterans’ health care twice – (Medicare; Veterans Administration) $1 billion - The federal government pays for health care twice for veterans who have Medicare Advantage but still seek care from the VA, which cannot seek reimbursement from Medicare.
29 - Free bus rides for Super Bowl attendees – (IN) $142,419 - A Dept. of Transportation grant paid for free bus rides during the 2012 Super Bowl in
30 - Movie theater field trip to see Red Tails – (TX) $57,000 - Federal education funds were misused in