Think small to cut big

...They can eliminate more than a half-trillion dollars per year in wasteful federal spending discovered not only by outside watchdog groups, but also the Government Accountability Office.The waste includes office and group parties at resorts; $1,500-per-night...

YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

...American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Children Now, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Watchdog, Consumers Union, Corporate Accountability International and Public Citizen.

Rep. Paul Broun assailed by watchdog group

...Congress" by a Washington, D.C., watchdog group on Wednesday, the same day a local...named in the report.In 2011, after the watchdog group filed a complaint with the Federal...dismissal of this matter. This so-called 'watchdog' group doesn't care about the facts...

Nuclear activists form new Savannah River Site watchdog group

...nuclear energy activists have formed a new public interest watchdog group to monitor Savannah River Site activities.Tom Clements...called SRS Watch. Frances Close, who established the SRS watchdog Energy Research Foundation in 1980, is the group's president...

Watchdog questions deal on Haley's campaign trips

COLUMBIA - A government watchdog group, contrary to the opinion of South Carolina's ethics agency, is insisting Gov. Nikki Haley refund taxpayers for a trip...

Watchdog: Bailout worked, but at a cost

WASHINGTON --- A government watchdog said the $700 billion bailout for...CREDIBILITY OF THE GOVERNMENT: The watchdog reports states that public antipathy...Over the course of the year, watchdog Neil Barofsky has called on the Treasury...

Watchdog ponders subpoena powers

ATLANTA - The watchdog appointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue to ferret...of Roswell countered that giving the watchdog significant power is the only way to...over the past number of years." The watchdog is Jim Sehorn, a retired Air Force...

Watchdog group says online ads target minors

...comedians," beckons the rum brand's online site. An Internet watchdog says this web site and others are designed to attract underage...Avast, you must be 21 years old to enter this site." But the watchdog group says such warnings are not enough. The Center for Media...

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Americans remain wary of media's watchdog role

...to say that the media have a valuable watchdog role, keeping an eye on government...press to restore faith in its role as a watchdog. It's clear that the public still...Americans are left to wonder whether that watchdog is barking or simply howling at the moon...

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Watchdog questions need for SRS plutonium plant

...and future plants to treat plutonium, instead of building a new $1.5 billion plant for the work, according to a federal watchdog. But the idea, published in a report from the U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general, isn't drawing kudos...

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