Gene Dodaro

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Agency efforts to cut redundant programs save $600B over 13 years, GAO says

The Government Accountability Office is telling Congress that better management of existing federal programs could save billions of dollars in the coming…

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GAO preparing first-of-its-kind estimate of total fraud across all federal programs

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Federal watchdogs still uncovering full scope of fraud in $5T COVID-19 spending

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Retiring after nearly 40 years, GAO Public Affairs Specialist Fuller O. ‘Ned’ Griffith has stories to tell…

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Mission evolution at the GAO: A conversation with Gene Dodaro

How has the mission of the U.S. Government Accountability Office evolved? How is GAO innovating the way it does its oversight mission? What does the future…

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House Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer, R-Ky., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

GOP members of Congress have lingering questions about federal vaccine mandate

In today’s Federal Newscast, top Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee have more questions about the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate…

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(Greg Nash/Pool via AP)Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., listens during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to examine an update from Federal officials on efforts to combat COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Congress makes government overlap, duplication problems worse, senator says

The Government Accountability Office identified an additional 112 steps this year that agencies and Congress could take to eliminate overlap and duplication within an untold number of federal programs and initiatives.

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