On continued funding (sub. req.) for some nuclear weapons research programs that have not performed up to snuff:
Members of Congress last week called for an independent investigation into a Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear weapons project that is 18 years behind schedule and more than $250 million over budget.
But funding for the project and others with similar troubles will continue, drawing criticism from watchdogs who say there has been no accountability for the nuclear weapons program’s problems.
“They’re rewarded for their failures,” said Greg Mello of the Albuquerque-based Los Alamos Study Group.
(More back story here.)