TV News LIES

Monday, Jun 27th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) GAO finds billions in wasteful, duplicative federal spending

GAO finds billions in wasteful, duplicative federal spending

E-mail Print PDF

GAOUnnecessary government programs are costing taxpayers tens of billions of dollars annually, a new government study found.

The study, issued Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) following a three-year investigation, found 31 new areas of redundant or wasteful spending. Added to the findings of similar reports issued in 2011 and 2012, the study brings the total areas of duplicative spending to more than 160, according to the report, which also lays out scores of recommendations to counter the problem.

“We can’t afford to continue to operate the way we’re operating,” U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro told lawmakers at the end of a hearing on the report. “We can do better.”

The White House countered that it has made progress on addressing more than 100 of the previously identified areas of duplicative spending, and said President Obama’s soon-to-be-unveiled budget proposal will contain hundreds more in cuts, consolidations and savings.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Highlights From New York’s Gay Pride Parade

Gay Pride ParadeHillary Clinton joined New York City's annual gay pride parade Sunday afternoon, making a surprise appearance...

Hawaii becomes first state to enact federal gun-owner database

Hawaii gun-owner data baseHawaii became the first state Friday to enact a law to place gun owners into a...

Multiple people stabbed at Sacramento white nationalist rally

Stabbings at neo Nazi rally in SeattleMultiple people were stabbed and beaten in a brutal clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters just...

Indiana University frat house rapist avoids prison, sentenced instead to one-year probation

John Enochs, convicted rapist, gets probationA former Indiana University student will only serve one year’s probation after pleading guilty in two...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!