The federal government spent $100 billion providing food assistance to Americans last year, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The federal government has no idea whether a $4 billion U.S. Department of Agriculture initiative for beginning farmers has worked at all, according to the Office of Inspector General.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is set to spend more money researching the health of sexual minorities, according to a grant announcement Monday.
Democrats did not hesitate to call for additional infrastructure spending for Amtrak immediately after the deadly derailment Tuesday evening, despite a $1.3 billion investment in the company from the 2009 stimulus law.
The Treasury Department has returned a keyword search to the transparency website USAspending.gov after a group of bipartisan senators sent a letter expressing concern about the website’s redesign, which made it more difficult for the public to see how taxpayer dollars are spent.
Afghan security forces are currently unprepared to handle the country’s defenses and will continue to lack essential training by the time the United States scales back its military presence in the country at the end of 2016, according to a senior U.S. official.
Congress has appropriated over $4 billion earmarks this year despite a ban on pork barrel spending, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) announced on Wednesday.
Sen. Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.) is questioning why taxpayers had to subsidize NFL events honoring America’s troops.
The cost of federal regulation neared $2 trillion in 2014, according to a new report by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is spending nearly half a million dollars for a study that will observe pregnant women as they walk.