Billboard Boondoggle? Obama Administration Halts Globe-Trotting Trips for Bureaucrats

A $1.2 million federal highway program that sent employees on a 17-day globe-trotting journey to photograph different billboards was suspended Tuesday -- an announcement that came after ABC News alerted the U.S. Department of Transportation that it planned to air a report on the program. "The president has been clear: We must get rid of stupid spending and pointless waste," U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said in an emailed statement to ABC News. "Each taxpayer dollar is precious,...Full Story
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