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7 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation
A federal agency selling government reports that are otherwise free is the target of a new bill meant to curtail government waste.
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12 hrs ago | Washington Times
A federal agency having trouble adapting to the Internet age has finally stopped charging customers for one senator's reports - but is still charging for thousands of other documents that are available online, for free, and reachable through a simple Google search.
Turning down free money is hard to do, but turning down such money is usually to do the right thing.
A week after the Department of Energy announced it was re-vamping a troubled clean-energy loan program for fuel-efficient cars, government auditors suggested the program be targeted for extinction.
Apparently there is one thing U.S. Senators from both sides of the aisle can agree on: When you can use Google to answer a question, use Google to answer a question.
As many Americans question the data collection programs of the National Security Agency and worry about other privacy breaches, information from license plate readers, suspicious activity tipsters and more is being collected and stored at the state level in dozens of databases around the country.
Former Oklahoma State House Speaker T.W. Shannon spoke about the importance of reducing government spending, increasing spending on the military, and helping families and communities Thursday.
Sen. Jim Inhofe speaks to Altus leaders at the 52nd Annual Altus Quail Breakfast in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 10, in the Senate Russell Buil... Altus civic leaders returned from the 52nd Annual Altus Quail Breakfast in Washington, D.C. that was held Thursday, April 10, in the Senate Russell Building Kennedy Caucus Room.
A government agency that sells information to the federal bureaucracy that is often available for free over the Internet or elsewhere is the subject of proposed federal legislation.
The 2014 candidate filing period ended Friday at 5 p.m., with 578 candidates filing for 308 state and federal offices over three days, Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said.
Harry Reid says plans announced by the Koch brothers to run ads against him sound like an April Fool's joke, and and they're foolish to attack him becaise he is not afraid.
The Republican field in the race for U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn's two-year unexpired term is continuing to swell, with two-term U.S. Rep. James Lankford becoming the latest official candidate for Oklahoma's first open U.S. Senate seat in a decade.
A bill to establish uniform federal standards for publishing government spending data passed the Senate by unanimous consent April 10. Under the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, known as the Data Act , spending information would be published as machine readable, extensible open data.
Republican U.S. Sen. candidate Mike McFadden, during his first news conference since announcing his candidacy last spring, said Thursday that if elected he would continue the tradition of Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn and publish an annual "waste book" outlining government misspending.