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"Government Overspending"

Budget Deal A “Significant Step Backwards” In Efforts To Rein In Overspending

December 10, 2013

Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, issued the following statement regarding the impending budget deal Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) are expected to announce today, which would halt the bipartisan spending limits agreed to in the 2011 Budget Control Act for two years, while seeking to offset that new spending with tens of billions in additional revenue.

The Shutdown Spenders

December 4, 2013

It was reported today that some members of Congress will oppose any continuing resolution to fund the government that keeps in place the bipartisan agreed to spending levels in the Budget Control Act of 2011, essentially committing to shut down the government if spending isn’t increased.

The “Paper Tiger” Bites Back

December 2, 2013

Why would the administration not welcome Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s efforts of finding smarter cuts that would offset furloughs?

Bankrupting America Releases Episode Two of “Federal Matters”

November 20, 2013

Bankrupting America, a project of Public Notice, today released the second episode of its web series, “Federal Matters,” which follows a family and their irresponsible relative, Uncle Beltway, who, like Washington, spends more money than he takes in.

On The Defense

November 18, 2013

As the Pentagon announces possible upcoming cuts to workers and benefits, Bankrupting America decided to take a look back at the many instances of wasteful spending within the Department of Defense.

Bankrupting America Launches New Web Series: Federal Matters

November 14, 2013

Bankrupting America, a project of Public Notice, today released a new web series, “Federal Matters,” which follows a family and their irresponsible relative, Uncle Beltway, who, like Washington, is put in charge of certain things that he’s ill-equipped to handle.

Bankrupting America Launches New Web Series: “The Story of Business: Detroit”

October 24, 2013

Bankrupting America, a project of Public Notice, today released a three-part web series, titled “The Story of Business: Detroit,” which shows how three businesses in Detroit are trying to stay afloat and invest in their community, despite the financial uncertainty and shrinking population resulting from the city’s bankruptcy filing.

Lenwood Brooks on The Willis Report

October 17, 2013

Lenwood Brooks, policy director of Public Notice, joins Geri Willis on The Willis Report to discuss what we can expect out of Washington now that the government is finally reopened.

Radio: The Cindy Graves Show

October 11, 2013

Lenwood Brooks, executive director of Public Notice, joins The Cindy Graves Show to discuss the latest on the government shutdown.