Millions Articles


Colorado Kicks Off $5.7 Million Campaign to Encourage 'Safe' Pot Use

9:33 AM, Jan 08, 2015

The Colorado Gazette reports this week that “Colorado is taking a novel approach to marijuana education — not telling people to avoid the drug, just to use it safely.”

 Read more

HHS Announces Another $60 Million for Obamacare Navigators

11:54 AM, Sep 08, 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services announces another $60 million for Obamacare navigators, a press release from that federal bureaucracy states.

"The Affordable Care Act is working for millions of Americans who are able to access quality health coverage at a price they can afford, in large part because of the efforts of in-person assisters in local communities across the nation. People shopping for and enrolling in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace can get local help in a number of ways, including through Navigators," reads the release.

 Read more

Colorado's $179 Million Obamacare Website: 'Clunky, Counterintuitive, and Confusing'

Even the sign in button is broken.
6:01 AM, Jul 03, 2014

Colorado's 9News reviews its state's Obamacare exchange and finds that it's "clunky, counterintuitive, and confusing." The site was built with a $179 million grant from the federal government, but even the sign in button doesn't work. 

Watch here:

 Read more

Feds Spend Another $20M on Healthcare.gov

8:01 AM, Mar 28, 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released details of the latest contract with Terremark Federal Group covering "open market items" required for the ongoing operation of Healthcare.gov.

 Read more

U.S. Delegation to Mandela Funeral: Five Hotels, Transportation Cost $19M

6:47 AM, Feb 07, 2014

Documents recently released by the government show that the value of hotels and local transportation contracts for the U.S. delegation to Nelson Mandela's funeral in December were considerably higher than previous estimates.  On December 19, we first reported the cost at about $11 million. However, rather than two hotels and one vehicle contractor, additional contracts have been disclosed bringing the total to five hotels and two vehicle contractors.

 Read more

Emergency $8.7M Contract Awarded on Eve of Healthcare.gov Launch

8:47 AM, Jan 27, 2014

In a stunning admission, a recently released government document reveals that the original contract for Healthcare.gov contained no "specific concurrent user performance requirement." The federal government's online marketplace was plagued from the outset, in part due to the lack of ability to handle the amount of traffic to the site.

 Read more

State Dept. Offers $10 Million Reward to Find Benghazi Terrorists

11:03 AM, Jan 10, 2014

The State Department today publicly announced a $10 million reward "for information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual responsible for the September 11, 2012 Benghazi attacks." The announcement for the reward is posted on rewardsforjustice.net.

 Read more

HHS Awards Another $58M for Obamacare Navigators

9:07 AM, Dec 12, 2013

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius's agency announced grants of $58 million to 1,157 community health centers to allow them to "expand their enrollment assistance efforts as more Americans enroll in affordable health insurance coverage." These grants come on top of $150 million previously g

 Read more

State Dept.: $130M For New Embassy in ... Mauritania

12:14 PM, Oct 10, 2013

A week before the government shutdown began, the State Department awarded a $130 million contract to design and build a new embassy compound in the city of NouakChott in the West African nation of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, which lies between Mali and the Atlantic Ocean. The contract went to Caddell Construction of Montgomery, Alabama, after having asked for bids in December 2011:

 Read more

108.41 Million Super Bowl Viewers

3:32 PM, Feb 04, 2013

In a press release, CBS claims that 108.41 million Americans tuned in for last night's Super Bowl:

 Read more