Mayor wants answers how economic development group spends taxpayer dollars
The organization heading up local economic development efforts is again having to defend itself against criticism that taxpayers aren't getting their money's worth.
Why Are We Still Giving Billions of Taxpayer Dollars to Colleges That Spit on American Values?
Ben Shapiro, the most popular conservative commentator is set to give a speech at Berkeley, California, tomorrow, and the mainstream media outlets would have you think a hurricane is about to wipe the town out. The LA Times told its readers that Berkeley is “bracing” for Shapiro’s speech on Thursday. At first I thought the headline was a bit sensationalist, and an over the top | Read More »
IRS Says Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000 Taxpayers
The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.
Here's how your taxpayer dollars are funding abortion
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published shocking information dispelling Planned Parenthood’s deceptive talking points that federal taxpayers are not funding abortions. This information is critical, because if the American taxpayers understood what their money really goes to, they would oppose federal funding of the nation’s largest abortion provider, whose abortion market share is almost 35 percent nationally. […]
Murder Suspect costing City Taxpayers $100,000's
A murder case is adding up in bills for city taxpayers as the suspect just left the hospital after an 82-day stay.Danny Fabro faced a judge Thursday for the February 17 murder of his girlfriend, Joyce Fox.Police said Fabro tracked Fox down at the UPS wareh
Sutter County K-9 Put Down After 10 Years Of Service
The Sutter County Sheriff's Office had to say its final goodbye to a longtime member of the force this week. Retired K-9 officer Karo was put down on Tuesday with a sweet watch call that was caught on tape.
How to Spend the Day with the Maine Warden Service K-9 Team
You and a friend could spend a day with the four-legged game wardens of Maine!
Ozaukee County K-9 dies following 10 years of service
CEDARBURG, Wis. - An Ozaukee County K-9 died Tuesday following 10 years of service. According to a post from the Cedarburg Police Department Facebook page, Jake was surrounded by family when he died at his home in Cedarburg. Jake was recently diagnosed with lymphoma and retired as a K-9 in January. He was 12 1/2 years old.
A 10-K for the taxpayer
The financial report of the U.S. government provides a view of the government’s current financial metrics and trends, as well as perspective on future issues and challenges, including long-term fiscal sustainability.
How Does Idaho's Taxpayer ROI Rate?
Some Idahoans look forward to tax time because it's the one time of the year the government pays them.
Here’s how much Robert Mueller's Russia investigation has cost taxpayers
Taxpayers Footing Bill For Caltrans Chief To Commute From San Diego To Sac
Caltrans is reportedly spending your tax dollars to reimburse the agency's outgoing director, Laurie Berman, for the cost of commuting from her San Diego home to her Sacramento office.
Virginia taxpayers must file by Nov. 1 under extension
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The deadline is approaching for Virginia taxpayers who plan to file under the automatic six-month individual income tax extension.
Warren thinks taxpayers should pay for prisoners' sex change operations
Senator Elizabeth Warren thinks the taxpayers should pay for any prisoner's sex change operation. Her stance on this has changed since 2012 when she said she was against it. Hear her answer in support of trans prisoners:
The Tax Law's New Way Of Measuring Inflation Could Take A Toll On Taxpayers
A little-remarked-upon provision changing the way inflation is calculated is among the big changes contained in the tax overhaul signed by President Trump
Taxpayers Spent HOW MUCH to Move Chris Watts to Safety In Wisconsin?
Moving convicted murderer Chris Watts from Colorado to Wisconsin after "safety concerns" was not cheap for taxpayers.
How Douglas Bruce And The Taxpayer's Bill Of Rights Conquered Colorado
Douglas Bruce earned a reputation as a rabble rouser and was seen as little more than that. Then he won, and changed everything.
Cashing In On Carbon: How Taxpayer Dollars Greenwash Dirty Energy
Taxpayers bear not only the environmental costs of coal mining, they lose revenue from the federal government leasing public land to coal companies for below-market rates. The dirt roads of Penwell, Texas, criss cross overgrown lots littered with the detritus of a bygone oil boom that petered out in the 1940s. But as early as next summer, this ghost town 16 miles southwest of Odessa will become the site of a new coal power plant facility––funded in large part by taxpayers––that could play…
Treasury sells off the last of its GM stock at a $10 billion taxpayer loss
NYC Mayor De Blasio's wife spent $900 million in taxpayer money—with no record of how it was used