Children who attend schools overseen by the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) go without hot water for months, sit in moldy classrooms, and have cafeterias with “electrocution hazards,” all at a cost of roughly $20,000 per pupil.
Poor management practices at the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) air program have potentially cost taxpayers $41.1 million by allowing for detainees to be transferred on nearly empty flights, according to a new audit.
Two Capitol Hill Republicans are asking the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General to investigate an $8 million solar panel project at a VA hospital in Little Rock, Ark.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent over $400,000 studying the satisfaction levels of the first sexual experiences of young gay men.
The State Department is spending $45,000 to teach Indian citizens how to record videos on their smartphones.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) paid violent sexual predators nearly $524,000, in violation of federal law.
Rep. Steve Russell (R., Okla.) unveiled Tuesday the first edition of Waste Watcha compilation of frivolous government spending that seeks to carry on the work of retired Sen. Tom Coburn of exposing waste, fraud, and abuse.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) approved disability benefits for hundreds of Puerto Ricans because they do not speak English, despite the fact that Puerto Rico is a predominantly Spanish-speaking territory.
Slate ran a glowing profile on Thursday of Danny Resnic, the origami condom inventor accused of massive fraud and stealing taxpayer funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Hotel accommodations for First Lady Michelle Obama’s two-day trip to Cambodia required 85 rooms and cost taxpayers $242,500, according to a government contract released Friday.