Multi-billion dollar tech giants with close access to President Obama’s White House, including Google, are benefitting from a $500,000 taxpayer-funded subsidy that was funneled by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to a report released Monday by Sen. James Lankford (R., Okla.).
Sen. James Lankford (R., Okla.) released a report Monday chronicling billions of dollars misused by the federal government.
The head researcher behind the government-funded project to track “misinformation” and “hate speech” online is now getting into the fact-checking business.
The National Institutes of Health has no system in place to track which federal facilities are receiving taxpayer dollars.
The National Institutes of Health is spending roughly a quarter of a million dollars to create a video game about reproductive health.
Watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste on Friday named Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald its November “Porker of the Month” for doling out bonuses to some senior executives involved in the department’s ongoing wait-times scandal.
An attempt by several Republicans to resurrect earmarks in the new Congress failed Wednesday after House leadership blocked the measure.
The National Science Foundation is spending roughly $750,000 to develop a “smart earpiece” that can detect anything an obese person eats or drinks.
The National Institutes of Health is spending roughly $200,000 in an effort to get Latina transgender women who have sex with men to use condoms.
States did not always enforce work requirements for food stamp recipients before giving them benefits because doing so was “too burdensome” for them, according to an audit from the Department of Agriculture’s Inspector General.