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Sen. Tom Carper says it's time for a federal property council

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According to Federal News Radio, the government owns 14,000 properties it doesn't need at a cost of $190 million each year. Another 71,000 federal properties are under-used. Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) wants to cut the fat. He's teaming with Republicans to pass a bill that helps agencies offload unnecessary real estate.

Carper discussed the effort with Government Matters.

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