Top 5 Most Ridiculous Government Spending Programs: Energy and Environment Edition
Energy / Environment

Top 5 Most Ridiculous Government Spending Programs: Energy and Environment Edition

5. Overlapping Renewable Energy Subsidies. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) estimates that redundancies in government spending alone amount to roughly $250 billion.  That’s three times the cost of sequester cuts.  Right now 23 agencies and 130 sub-agencies are in charge of some 679 renewable energy initiatives, according to the Government Accountability Office.  One would think with … Continue reading

The Impact of the President’s New Budget on future STEM Education
Education / Fiscal policy

The Impact of the President’s New Budget on future STEM Education

On Wednesday, April 10th, President Obama released his $3.77 trillion budget, as the president begins the arduous process of getting it passed through the Republican controlled House of Representatives.  In regards to education, the new budget contains very similar rhetoric used by the president during his 2013 State of the Union Address. For example, the … Continue reading