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Topic - Gene Dodaro
Like a shopper buying everything on a grocery list twice, the federal government is wasting billions of dollars through duplication and redundant programs, Congress' chief watchdog warned, releasing its fourth annual list of recommendations on ways to cut down on wasteful spending.
The federal government doesn’t maintain a single list of all of its programs, one reason the bureaucracy wasted more than $100 billion on bogus payments last year, Congress‘ chief watchdog said Wednesday.
The federal government doesn't maintain a single list of all of its programs, one reason the bureaucracy wasted more than $100 billion on bogus payments last year, Congress' chief watchdog said Wednesday.
Mr. Dodaro said the Pentagon was the biggest offender when it came to duplicative programs.
"We really do not yet have a complete, comparable inventory of programs across the federal government," he said. "They're getting the money to run these programs; they ought to be able to provide a comprehensive inventory."