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Resource ID: #10860
Subject: State Government
Source: KGW-TV (Portland, Ore.)



KGW TV's investigation found that the state office of the Bureau of Land Management was wasting millions of dollars on a fancy plane that only flew executives to meetings. The BLM cliamed that the plane was needed to fight fires and for law enforcement. After the story aired, the plane was sold to a private operator after the Inspector General's investigation found that the BLM was wasting taxpayer funds, May 1994.

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