While the issue of government spending is serious, we thought we’d have some fun exposing some questionable spending projects when our economy is struggling <ahem, looking in your direction $712,000 joke-telling robot>.
Our interactive Spending #FAIL Map allows you to see select spending projects of your (dis)liking in your state and many more, share the facts with others on Facebook, and call and tweet your member of Congress.
Give it a go by clicking here or the image below. You decide: are these projects a good use of your taxpayer dollars? Do they help the economy and jobs?
We’ll be updating and expanding the map continuously so it continues to be a useful tool for you. Still want more? Check out our 50 state fact sheets and jump straight to your state’s fiscal and economic cheat sheet.