The National Institutes of Health is spending over $400,000 studying whether gender norms of masculinity and femininity lead LGBTQ individuals to drink too much.
Environmental Protection Agency employees under the Obama administration earned emergency overtime pay without justification, in violation of agency policy.
The National Institutes of Health is spending over $30,000 for a study of parents who let their teenagers drink soda.
The National Endowment for the Humanities’ list of taxpayer-funded projects includes $300,000 for conversations about water, $75,000 for a database of podcasts, and $30,000 for oral histories of lesbian and gay Idahoans.
The Internal Revenue Service rehired employees who were previously involved in agency misconduct such as falsifying documents or having unauthorized access to sensitive taxpayer information, according to an audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
The Treasury Department is ending an ineffective Obama program that promised to help millions of Americans save for retirement, the government announced Friday.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development spent over $500,000 on apartments for people who “did not exist,” according to the agency’s inspector general.
The city of Toronto estimated that it would cost $65,000 to build stairs for a local park, but one resident took it upon himself to build the stairs—and only spent $550.
The Social Security Administration issued nearly $200 million in improper payments by paying people twice for their benefits.
The cost of earmarks totaled $6.8 billion in fiscal year 2017, up 33.3 percent from the previous year, according to Citizens Against Government Waste’s 2017 Congressional Pig Book.