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Kenric Ward

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Kenric Ward reports for watchdog.org.

Kenric Ward reports for watchdog.org.

Recent Articles and Publications

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July 21, 2016
By Kenric Ward
Free-market advocates say San Antonio’s “market rent” program is boosting consumer costs and amounts to a “subsidy for the rich.
May 27, 2014
By Kenric Ward
Like its next-door neighbor in Arlington, Fairfax County, Va., has grand visions for alternative transportation, and planners want to spend millions more taxpayer dollars to get there.
May 14, 2014
By Kenric Ward
A new government report says the IRS is making little progress in reducing improper payments of Earned Income Tax Credits — allowing more than $13 billion to slip through last fiscal year.
April 17, 2014
By Kenric Ward
The Washington Post declared victory this week for exposing the seizure of income-tax refunds to claw back alleged Social Security overpayments.

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