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Resource ID: #22595
Subject: State Government
Source: Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)
Date: 02/02/2005; 03/17/2005; 03/19/2005; 05/25/2005



The Virginian-Pilot found wasteful spending at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Top officials spent thousands of dollars on travel and unnecessary outdoor equipment purchases. Nineteen agency employees exceeded state-imposed spending limits. Three top officials resigned or were fired after the story ran, and criminal investigations ensued.

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