More than $1.6 billion in unemployment insurance benefits was paid to individuals who did not seek work in fiscal year 2016, according to an audit from the Government Accountability Office.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is giving over $50,000 for a study on propaganda to a philosopher who thinks watching Fox News can brainwash liberals.
The Department of Defense spent $22 million on a program involving unidentified flying objects, with most of the funds going to a friend of then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.).
A liberal activist group that has been involved in direct action campaigns against President Donald Trump and Republicans was recently awarded $400,000 more in taxpayer-backed government grants, records show.
Federal Emergency Management Agency grants meant for disaster relief ended up going to unauthorized casino repairs and a $300,000 “bonus” to a contractor, according to a new audit by the inspector general.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission paid managed-care organizations $5,521,704 in Medicaid capitation payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
One of the top examples of wasteful spending is the taxpayer-funded play “Doggie Hamlet,” according to Sen. James Lankford (R., Okla.).
The Environmental Protection Agency spent nearly $700,000 for parking spots that no one used during the final two years of the Obama administration.