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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…

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In sending checks marked ‘deceased,’ IRS prioritized payment speed

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HHS gets recommendations on how to better spend its money

In today’s Federal Newscast, Health and Human Services releases 25 ways the agency can improve how it spends taxpayer money.

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GAO waiting on OMB’s master list of agency programs nearly 10 years past deadline

GAO estimates agencies could save billions of dollars by reducing the number of agency programs with overlapping missions, but the OMB has yet to complete…

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With bipartisan concern over DHS leadership changes, overseers urge Congress to focus on long game

Amid bipartisan concern for recent leadership changes at the Department of Homeland Security, oversight experts advise Congress to make structural changes to staff up the management directorates at DHS.

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