Posted by Arin Greenwood | 17 April 2020

UPDATE (4/28/20): The Trump Administration has officially cut funding for animal experiments at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and requested that over $300,000 0f remaining 2020 taxpayer funds be returned. UPDATE (4/17/20): A week after WCW’s exposé, President Trump publicly committed to ending taxpayer funding for the Wuhan Institute of Virology Original post (4/17/20)There’s only...

Posted by Arin Greenwood | 13 April 2020

UPDATE (4/28/20): The Trump Administration has officially cut funding for animal experiments at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and requested that over $300,000 0f remaining 2020 taxpayer funds be returned. UPDATE (4/17/20): A week after WCW’s exposé, President Trump publicly committed to ending taxpayer funding for the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Original post (4/13/20)As if...

Posted by Arin Greenwood | 11 April 2020

UPDATE (5/13/2020): Thank you again to the American Association of Political Consultants for recognizing our work to end government funding of animal testing! You can check out the awards ceremony on this video. We are thrilled and honored, and fired up to keep working! We are thrilled to announce the American Association of Political Consultants...

Posted by Arin Greenwood | 10 April 2020

It’s shocking but true: The U.S. government went on a spending spree with your tax dollars at China’s “wet markets”—where scientists believe COVID-19 originated—to buy cats and dogs who were killed then victims of wasteful experimentation. The Chinese “wet markets” at the center of the coronavirus and the source of American lawmakers’ ire? American taxpayers...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 01 April 2020

Its April’s Fools Day, but this is no joke: White Coat Waste just exposed that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wasted $10,000 on dog urine experiments just days after the first COVID-19 death on U.S. soil. As reported by Fox News and the Washington Free Beacon, the FDA prioritized buying dog urine instead at...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 31 March 2020

  Former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, MD (R-OK) passed away last weekend at the age of 72 after a long battle with cancer. Dr. Coburn was a consummate physician and legislator, and is perhaps best known for his tireless and colorful fight against government waste.  As the creator of the “Wastebook,” Dr. Coburn’s snarky takes...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 26 March 2020

UPDATE (3/31/20): The COVID-19 stimulus bill signed into law by President Trump includes bipartisan spending oversight measures advocated by WCW and others, including an independent oversight panel led by Inspectors General and a public website reporting how stimulus funds are being spent. WCW is grateful to Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Gary Peters (D-MI)–the chairman...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 24 March 2020

UPDATE (4/17/20): A month after WCW’s exposé, President Trump publicly committed to ending taxpayer funding for the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Original post (3/24/20)The deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) is quickly spreading throughout the nation and ravaging public health and the global economy.  By now, you’ve likely read that the disease has been traced to a so-called...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 12 March 2020

Once again, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) has prevailed in its fight against government secrecy about taxpayer-funded animal experiments! The news was first reported on Bloomberg Law. In two separate lawsuits filed against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in 2017, WCW challenged the agency’s refusal to release certain information about its wasteful and cruel...