The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is set to spend more money researching the health of sexual minorities, according to a grant announcement Monday.
Democrats did not hesitate to call for additional infrastructure spending for Amtrak immediately after the deadly derailment Tuesday evening, despite a $1.3 billion investment in the company from the 2009 stimulus law.
Congress has appropriated over $4 billion earmarks this year despite a ban on pork barrel spending, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) announced on Wednesday.
Following in the footsteps of retired Sen. Tom Coburn (R., Okla.), Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) released the first edition of America’s Most Wasted, an oversight report that seeks to expose wasteful federal spending.
Employees at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) who deliberately did not pay their own taxes were rewarded with bonuses, according to a new inspector general report.
Pentagon employees are using their government credit cards to gamble and pay for escorts, according to an audit report.
A key component of President Obama’s proposed tax reform has led to massive fraud and collection losses for the federal government, according to a new IRS report.
Bogus education tax credits issued by the IRS nearly doubled in two years, reaching $5.6 billion in 2012, according to an audit by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) spent more than $12 million on free and reduced price lunches for children who were not from low-income families, thus making them ineligible.
The University of California, Berkeley, misused nearly $2 million in taxpayer funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on unallowable salaries for researchers and alcohol purchases.