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Bingo Terror

In October 2005, the Kentucky Office of Charitable Gaming won a $36,300 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to protect bingo halls from terrorists.  The money will pay for laptop computers with access to a law-enforcement database...

CAGW Staff January 31, 2006
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Government Credit Cards and Hurricane Katrina

The damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina left no question that taxpayers would be paying a hefty bill for rescue and reconstruction.  In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, more than $39 million of that bill was paid for by federal employees...

CAGW Staff December 31, 2005
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"Buy America" Rips Off America

“Buy America” provisions have been insterted into legislation, especially defense bills, for many years.  Usually, such provisions are removed from the final version of the defense legislation.  That happened late last year, when Senate leaders and...

CAGW Staff December 31, 2005

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