More than a year after the federal government issued an emergency contract and deadline to fix Healthcare.gov, the back-end of the website is still not finished.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) spent $12,500 to translate a Spanish novel on “homophobia,” which “examines heterosexual privilege and queer resilience.”
Nine of the 12 youngest lawmakers in the country are Republican, including five women, who are all under 24 years old.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is spending over $200,000 on a study that seeks to give “gender affirmation” to incarcerated transwomen in San Francisco.
The health arm of the United Nations does not want companies advertising cake, ice cream, or ice pops to children.
The federal committee responsible for nutrition guidelines is calling for the adoption of “plant-based” diets, taxes on dessert, trained obesity “interventionists” at worksites, and electronic monitoring of how long Americans sit in front of the television.
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai is out with a new message to fight net neutrality: “If you like your wireless plan, you should be able to keep it.”
A new CNN poll on a potential Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shutdown failed to ask whether Senate Democrats should take the blame, even though they are filibustering the DHS spending bill.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) subsidized over 100,000 apartments for tenants who do not meet work or community service requirements, costing taxpayers at least $37 million.
The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) is spending $54.5 million to purchase 60 electric buses and charging stations for public transit systems across the country, costing taxpayers nearly $1 million per bus.