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Vitter Calls on White House to Account for “Scientific Misconduct” in Federal Agencies
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Vitter Calls on White House to Account for “Scientific Misconduct” in Federal Agencies

U.S. Department of Interior officials manipulated and altered summary language attached to report to make it appear as though engineers endorsed the Gulf moratorium when in fact they had not, an Inspector General investigation has concluded.

Multiplying Environmental Claims Face New Accountability Procedures
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Multiplying Environmental Claims Face New Accountability Procedures

Controversial litigation practices built around environmental remediation claims would be limited under proposed legislation that a House committee voted to defer on Wednesday. Supporters say current law needs to be clarified to prevent “legacy lawsuits” from driving business out of state

Analysis of New Hospital Complex Questions Scale of Project
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Analysis of New Hospital Complex Questions Scale of Project

In contrast to the state’s vision for the UMC, Kaufman Ellis determines that “UMC, as currently envisioned, is materially larger than is supportable.”

Sen. Vitter Stands Against Federal Funding of New Charity Hospital
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Sen. Vitter Stands Against Federal Funding of New Charity Hospital

‘Even if the hospital’s business plan pans out, it will mean an estimated $70 to $100 million subsidy of operating costs from the state general fund and possibly as much as $400 million of new additional public debt.’

Vitter Calls for “Life Cycle Cost Analysis” in Infrastructure Projects
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Vitter Calls for “Life Cycle Cost Analysis” in Infrastructure Projects

Sen. Vitter has introduced new legislation that calls for greater transparency and accountability in the cost of infrastructure projects. The objective here to properly account for long-term expenses that could build up over time at the expense of taxpayers.