The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly $200,000 on a study that seeks to improve older women’s sex lives through mindfulness meditation.
If Congress were to cut unnecessary and wasteful spending in the federal government, it could balance the budget in three years based on recommendations by Citizens Against Government Waste, a nonpartisan organization.
The New York Police Department will replace 36,000 cell phones with brand new iPhones by the end of the year despite the fact that a number of the phones are less than two years old.
An estimated $72 million in Medicaid payments were made to potentially ineligible beneficiaries in Kentucky, according to an audit from the agency’s inspector general.
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.