Archive for March 23rd, 2016

The New Budget Proposal and You


Wednesday March 23rd, 2016   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 1:59pm PST   •   3 Comments

We’ve just updated the MyGovCost calculator to incorporate all the new federal government spending that President Obama has proposed and the Congressional Budget Office really anticipates in the future! What we found in doing the analysis for the latest budget is that much of what President Obama has proposed is something of a smoke...
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The Road to Waste, Fraud and Abuse


Wednesday March 23rd, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 5:31am PST   •   2 Comments

This column tracks government waste, fraud and abuse, and on rare occasions, so does government itself. For example, a new report from California State Auditor Elaine Howle finds that “Caltrans’ weak cost controls over field maintenance work orders create opportunities for fraud, waste, and abuse.” Caltrans division of maintenance, the report says, “paid $250,000...
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