If the 2008 financial crisis caused the nation to tighten its belt, the Justice Department didn’t get the memo.Wow, the Fox news guys are pretty worked up about this! I can't remember when I've seen them so worked up about something! Oh wait, yes I can.
The federal agency spent about $490,000 on food and beverages at 10 conferences, including $16 apiece for muffins, more than a dollar an ounce for coffee and $32 per person on snacks, according to a new report from the Justice Department’s inspector general.
The half-a-million-dollar tab represented more than 10 percent of the $4.4 million total cost of the events that were held between October 2007 and September 2009.