Congress to GAO: Audit Government Animal Labs
A bipartisan group of influential Congress members led by Reps. Ken Calvert (R-CA) and Dina Titus (D-NV) has submitted a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a first-ever audit of spending.
The White Coat Waste Project, which wants to stop taxpayer funding on animal experiments, honored Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Reps. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.), Tom Marino (R-Pa.), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.) and Dina Titus (D-Nev.).
ANTHONY BELLOTTI: TAXPAYER-FUNDED ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS
In this episode of the weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, research fellow and managing editor Jesse Hathaway talks with Anthony Bellotti, president of White Coat Waste, a coalition of animal lovers of all political stripes who say government agencies should be more transparent and less wasteful with the lives and well-being of our furry companions.
WCW ANNOUNCES 2016 “CONGRESSIONAL WASTE WARRIOR” AWARDS
The White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the six recipients of our inaugural “Congressional Waste Warrior” awards for the 114th Congress. The prize recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on critical efforts to expose and stop wasteful spending on unnecessary animal experimentation inside government laboratories. Recent polls show that a majority of Americans oppose animal experiments and want federal spending for them cut.