Posted by Daniel Lopez | 15 January 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the recipients of its Laurie and Carlee McGrath Congressional Waste Warrior Awards. The award recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership to expose and stop $20 billion in wasteful and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments, an effort supported by a majority...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 13 January 2020

Taxpayers have a right to know how their money is being spent. So, on behalf of our more than 2 million taxpayer advocates, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) just filed a lawsuit against the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for failing to release documents–including over 50 hours of video–detailing bizarre and wasteful monkey experiments. As...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 03 January 2020

2019 was historic for White Coat Waste Project’s years-long campaign to stop the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) wasteful taxpayer-funded dog testing. As one headline put it, the “VA’s taxpayer-funded dog experiments slow to a near-end” after several key WCW victories that shut down 75 percent of the agency’s dog testing, including the VA’s dog...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 27 December 2019

Thanks to the tireless advocacy and generous support of White Coat Waste Project’s more than 2.5 million supporters, 2019 brought historic victories in our fight to end wasteful taxpayer-funded animal experiments. Here are our top wins to close out the decade: Following WCW’s exposé and year-long campaign against the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “kitten slaughterhouse”–which...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 26 December 2019

As White Coat Waste Project has exposed time and again, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has more tax money than it knows what to do with, leading to $15-billion-plus of wasteful and nontransparent spending on animal testing each year. Now, we’ve discovered the NIH is so #AddictedToSpending that it’s shipping our tax dollars to...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 17 December 2019

The final federal spending package for 2020 was just signed into law by President Trump. After more than a year of work with Congressional leaders, White Coat Waste Project and its two-million-plus supporters scored some historic, hard-won wins in the bill that will hold government accountable for wasteful animal tests, save taxpayers money and spare...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 12 December 2019

Animals abused in government labs are lucky to have friends in high places fighting for their freedom.  White Coat Waste Project is proud to count Louise Linton–a consummate filmmaker, actor, philanthropist and humanitarian–among them.  Louise is a tireless advocate for the welfare of animals and humans, and recently founded the Louise Linton Charitable Fund to...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 05 December 2019

White Coat Waste Project’s bipartisan event on Capitol Hill last night to promote Violet’s Law (aka the AFTER Act) proved once again that dogs are the great unifier. Clockwise L-R: Sen. Joni Ernst’s puppy Blix takes the podium; Rep. Jackie Walorski and Blix; Sidda takes a load off; and Senate AFTER Act lead Sen. Susan...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 25 November 2019

While most of Washington is slowing down for the holiday season, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is escalating his war on waste as the national debt hits a record of $23 trillion. Once again, The Waste Report takes a closer look at just some of what the federal government is doing with the American people’s hard-earned...