Congressional Republicans already have saved nearly a half-million dollars by eliminating a pet program set up by the Houseâ€™s previous Democratic leadership. Admittedly it is not much, considering the governmentâ€™s $1.4 trillion deficit. But even if it is more symbolic than substantive, itâ€™s always good to see wasteful spending reduced.
In this case, wasteful spending on waste. Northern California Republican Rep. Dan Lungren has ordered an end to former Speaker Nancy Pelosiâ€™s composting program in the House of Representatives. Apart from the $475,000 that ending the project Login to read more