Government is Starting to Cost Less

$46.9 billion of NPR's $108 billion in proposed savings are already enacted.$16 billion in savings is pending before Congress.Federal employment has dropped 71,000 positions.$695 million in savings results from ending federal subsidies for wool and mohair.The Defense Department's overhaul of its travel process will save $1 billion over five years.The Federal Communication Commission's auctions of new radio frequencies are raising millions.Government's use of a Visa card for small purchases is saving $50 million this year.

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