|One of many abandoned Federal buildings in Fort Worth|
A reporter in Texas.
What about a reporter from Texas? One who is now a small business owner and willing to take on the "powers that be" and their political consultants.
From the Grant Stinchfield for Congress website (watch the video below)...
Fort Worth Federal Center is home to 17 of more than 12-thousand federal properties dubbed as “excess.” The 75 acre property just of 35 in southern Fort Worth consists of more than 1-million square feet of warehouse space that mostly sits empty. It is a giant waste. Fort Worth Federal Center is part of a massive pool of properties that the federal government considers useless. Sadly, the United States General Accounting Office found that all those “excess properties” cost American taxpayers more than 5 billion dollars a year to maintain.
Fort Worth Federal Center needs to be sold off. The government needs to unload the one million square feet of empty space it is forced to upkeep. President Obama announced he had plans to sell of the properties but months after that announcement I could only find 56 of the 12-thousand excess properties actually listed for sale on the governments own website. Let’s return common sense to Washington, let’s get back to the basics and stop the wasteful spending!