Cost of 1,000 federal committees leaves taxpayers with skyrocketing bill

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Got a problem? Form a committee.

For decades, this has been Washington’s go-to response for tackling an array of policy challenges big and small, national and local. But that response has added up.

The federal government hosts a network of 1,000 advisory panels that consisted of more than 74,000 members last year, and they are becoming increasingly expensive — statistics kept by the federal government show the cost of running these committees has nearly doubled over the past decade.

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