Students that receive Pell Grants often have other sources of financial aid (such as state-funded programs and scholarships). Students often end up with more college funding than college bills. The surplus can be in the thousands of dollars. Students use this money to buy cars, high-end electronics, and other luxury items not associated with college. This is done at the taxpayer’s expense. Pell Grants should be paid directly... more »
Member of Congress get ferreted between the Rayburn House Office Building and the U.S. Capitol by an elaborate and luxurious motorized subway car system. Members of Congress should be required to walk around the workplace just like most of the other 140 million employed Americans. Close this unwieldy boondoggle more befitting of royalty than those who serve in the "People's House."