On Tuesday, the Inspector General (IG) for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a report detailing that contractors associated with the rollout of Obamacare exceeded their original estimated costs.
On Monday, the Mercatus Center released an analysis of the long-term cost projections of the Medicare Program found in this years’ trustees report. Today’s “Top 5 Things To Know” will take a further look at the Mercatus report.
A new study found that Cash For Clunkers hurt the industry it was supposed to help by reducing auto manufacturer industry revenues by $3 billion.
On Tuesday, the Treasury Department released its monthly budget statement, which showed a $94.59 billion deficit in July.
On July 31, the Taxpayer Protection Alliance (TPA) released a report detailing billions of dollars worth of lawmakers pet projects found in the 2015 House and Senate defense appropriations bills. In total, the group identified more than 240 earmarks worth almost $20 billion.