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.
Defunding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, an idea floated by the Trump administration, would likely take two years to go into effect.
The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly $400,000 studying transwomen in Uganda.
The National Park Service is spending $149,927 researching Bigfoot, sea monsters, unexplained lights, and other paranormal activity.
Subsidies for health insurance purchased through the marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act are projected to more than double over the next decade, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.