Rep. Bill Cassidy (R., La.) introduced a resolution on Monday that would require members of Congress to report anytime they use taxpayer funds on private charter flights, an issue his Democratic opponent for Senate Mary Landrieu has been criticized for in recent weeks.
The federal government is pushing for more bike lanes on America’s roads in a new initiative designed to increase the amount of people who walk and bike as their main method of transportation.
The federal government is developing a body mass index (BMI) detector intended to be available to every American “anywhere and anytime,” according to a grant awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The detector is expected to rely on the analysis of facial and body imagery.
A senior District of Columbia official boasted that his city’s parking enforcement is as powerful as the IRS, one of the many details revealed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) in a new audit.
The federal government is financing puppet shows with fruit and vegetable characters in order to train preschoolers to eat more healthily.
The federal government is still seeking answers as to why the majority of lesbians are obese and U.S. taxpayers are footing the bill, which now totals $2.87 million.
More than five years after the stimulus was signed into law, a new audit reveals the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) spent nearly $5 billion in questionable costs and funded programs that were “inherently not shovel ready.”
First Lady Michelle Obama is now highlighting talking water fountains to encourage people to drink more water.
Obama’s anti-obesity group Let’s Move praised the new invention by the Drink Up campaign on Thursday. Drink Up “hired an expert” to create the water fountain, which starts talking to a person when they drink from it.
Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Udall’s (Colo.) wife called for a carbon tax while appearing in a new anti-oil video produced by Leonardo DiCaprio.
Democratic nominee for Alabama Attorney General Joe Hubbard said a cameraman being at a public event was a “dirty trick,” and proceeded to take pictures of the man’s ID and license plate.