Author Archives: Jake Grant

Budget Woes in the States Should be a Warning to Washington

This post originally appeared on the Institute to Reduce Spending. The end of fiscal year 2017 is quickly approaching for the federal government. At the end of September, Congress is required to pass all 12 appropriations bills — something that they have historically failed … Continue reading

Audit the Pentagon Act Seeks to Force Responsibility

When George H. W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States, Congress passed legislation that required annual audits of all federal agencies. To date, the Pentagon is the only agency not to have completed one. Late last month, … Continue reading