Congress spent $190,000 on bottled water during the first quarter of 2010 alone. As of this writing, many members of Congress were reticent to drink DC's tap water after past studies showed the tap water contained unsafe levels of lead. Over the years, DC tap water has received quite the bad reputation. DC Water is working to change that. As Tap It Water reports, George S. … [Read more...] about DC Water Urges Congress to Cut Bottled Water Budget
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In just the first quarter of last year, the House spent a whopping $190,000 on bottled water ($120,000 of that went to Deer Park water). John Boehner, the new house speaker, says he will move to cut budgets by 5 percent starting tomorrow. Will the bottled water budget be included in these cuts? Bradford Fitch, the CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation, maintains that … [Read more...] about Should the GOP Cut Bottled Water Budget?