Taxpayers have paid more than $2.4 million to develop “origami condoms,” including male and female versions, and the “first of its kind anal condom.”
The Senate Budget Committee Republican staff found in a new analysis of President Obama’s proposed budget that interest payments on debt will be larger than the defense budget in five years, according to the Weekly Standard.
President Barack Obama’s budget for fiscal year 2015 will add $8.3 trillion to the debt and hike taxes by $1.8 trillion, according to a joint analysis by Republicans on the Senate and House Budget Committees.
The National Institutes of Health is spending $718,770 to study postpartum depression in “invisible sexual minority women.”
Claiming there is an overabundance of research on postpartum depression in heterosexual married women, the project sets out to find what, “if at all,” impact sexual orientation has on postpartum mental health.
The federal government has provided more than a billion dollars in loan guarantees since 2009 to an Arab airline that has literally wiped Israel off the map.
Rep. Diane Black (R., Tenn.) has been fighting for more than a year to eliminate a wasteful and abusive office within the Department of Homeland Security that the Obama administration continues despite it being defunded by Congress.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) put in a $292,080.60 order for string cheese on Thursday, as part of its “entitlement food” offered through the National School Lunch Program.
The federal government will spend more than five times the originally contracted amount for computing cloud software, according to government contracts released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
House Republicans will push a series of bills this week in an effort to curb abuse and increase transparency in the federal government.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) sent a memo to Republican members on Friday, outlining the GOP’s legislative agenda for “Stop Government Abuse Week.”
The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will spend $175,000 for a study on the “swimming abilities” of fish in the Northern Rockies, the agency announced on Thursday.