A joint project by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Institutes of Health spent over $3.5 million to create anti-obesity hip-hop songs like the instant classic, “Bake Don’t Fry.”
The General Services Administration signed a contract to install solar panels on more than a dozen federal buildings in Washington, D.C., including the Ronald Reagan building, at an estimated cost of $150,000 per year.
President Barack Obama presented a budget to Congress on Tuesday that if enacted would add nearly $10 trillion to the national debt, according to the White House’s projections.
The National Institutes of Health is spending more than $200,000 on a “novel” study using food trucks to get Hispanic construction workers to stop smoking.
The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to end fraud within the Department of Housing and Urban Development that has allowed millionaires to live in low-income housing for as low as $300 per month.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is spending more than $300,000 to talk about “food deserts” in Pennsylvania and sea level rise in Miami.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is spending $250,000 on a traveling exhibit that displays “collective memories” of prisoners.
Multiple federal agencies are teaming up to help towns start “community-owned” grocery stores and farmers’ markets through an Obama administration initiative aimed at rural America.
The Department of Labor is seeking to remove the terms “he” and “she” from a regulation prohibiting discrimination in the workforce in an effort to “avoid the gender binary.”
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is spending $80,000 to see what effects space flight has on oral herpes.