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Madison Project - Calendar of Events
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61 - How not to flip a house: renovate with federal funds and sell far below market value – (NY) $18,410 - HUD funds used to renovate a home for more than the house was worth, through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
62 - A gateway arch on an
63 - Largest Job Corps contractor pays the highest bidder – (Department of Labor) $4.6 million - Management and Training Corporation -- the largest Job Corps contractor -- improperly selected the highest bidder for several projects, misusing federal funds.
64 - Athletes’ overseas vacations – (Department of State) $5.5 million - SportsUnited -- the State Department's sport diplomacy program -- sends American and foreign professional atheletes on trips around the world.
65 - Video game controller design – (UT) $1.5 million - An NSF grant funds creation of a new video game controller that the developers hope to sell to Sony or Microsoft.
66 - Crime pays! Prisoners receive college tax credits – (Internal Revenue Service) $3.2 billion - Prisoners and millions of other people are taking advantage of the $2,500 American Opportunity Tax Credit, even though most do not qualify for it.
67 - “Make Chai, Not War”: State Department sends American comedy tour to
68 - Medicaid audit program costs more than it brings in – (Medicaid) $30 million - A program to audit Medicaid payments is actually costing taxpayers more than it recovers, because federal officials decided to use incomplete data for audits.
69 - County courthouse cameras violate constitutional rights – (AL) $500,000 -
70 - Fruit fly beauty is fleeting – (MI; MA) $939,771 - NIH-funded study examines how male fruit flies are attracted to younger female flies