The National Endowment for the Arts is spending $20,000 for a musical about a lesbian illegal immigrant who is in love with an ICE agent.
The National Science Foundation is spending nearly $800,000 on a video game where middle school students can pretend they have a STEM career.
The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi announced last month that it is seeking a non-profit organization to run nine workshops to “create awareness” about science, technology, engineering, and math in Hyderabad, the center of India’s technology sector.
The budget, released officially Tuesday, seeks to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s redundancies and efficiencies while prioritizing infrastructure and environmental clean up efforts.
Government employees earn roughly 17 percent more in total compensation than private-sector workers in similar jobs, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.
Federal debt held by the public is set to hit 77 percent of gross domestic product by the end of this year, the highest level seen since shortly after World War II, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s 2017 long-term budget outlook.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that President Trump’s budget will increase spending on defense while reducing the size of government by cutting wasteful spending
The Trump administration will end federal involvement with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, according to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney.