Free Beacon Ali Meyer

Ali Meyer is a staff writer with the Washington Free Beacon covering economic issues that expose government waste, fraud, and abuse. Prior to the Free Beacon, she was a multimedia reporter with where her work appeared on outlets such as Drudge Report and Fox News. She also interned with the Heritage Foundation and Pacific Research Institute. Her Twitter handle is @DJAliMeyer, and her email address is

Committee Chair: Yellen, Fed Unwilling to Comply With Investigation Surrounding FOMC Leak

Chairman Hensarling says Fed “willfully ignoring” subpoena for documents

July 15, 2015

Federal Student Loans Increase Tuition, Not Enrollment

Loans up 126 percent from 2001-2012, tuition up 47 percent in same time frame

July 15, 2015

Government Collects Record-High Taxes in First Three Quarters of FY 2015

Despite collecting $2.4 trillion, government still runs huge deficit

July 14, 2015

EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Doesn’t Know Percentage of CO2 in Atmosphere

Information is fundamental to EPA’s Regulations

July 9, 2015
Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: Real Unemployment Rate is 10.5%

Sanders says rate ignores those who have dropped out of the labor force

July 8, 2015
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Government Workers Are Absent From Their Jobs More Than Private-Sector Workers

In public sector, federal employees absent more than those who work for states

July 7, 2015

One in Five Americans Participates in Government Assistance Programs Each Month

Largest share of participants on assistance for three to four years

July 7, 2015