Tag Archives: Gene Dodaro

GAO: 162 Govt Program Areas Show Redundancies

A new Government Accountability Office report on government missions shows 162 program redundancies across several federal agencies. GAO said government agencies failed to save costs in 14 mission areas during 2013 and found 17 other government programs that overlap one another, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Gene Dodaro, U.S comptroller …

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SBA, Smithsonian Believe Sequestration Furloughs Not Needed

The Small Business Administration and the Smithsonian Institution project they will not need to furlough workers in the event of sequestration cuts taking effect, GovExec reports. Eric Katz writes those agencies instead will look to reduce their budgets in other areas to help manage the cuts, totaling $85 billion across …

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Gene Dodaro: Sequestration Furloughs At GAO Not Needed

The Government Accountability Office will not need to furlough its employees to manage automatic cuts under sequestration scheduled to take effect March 1, the agency’s chief says in a memo obtained by the Washington Post. Josh Hicks writes Gene Dodaro, comptroller general, told employees in the Feb. 15 memo that …

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Gene Dodaro: Public Debt 73% Of GDP

Debt held by the U.S. public represents 73 percent of gross domestic product, a sharp increase from the 40 percent mark in the 1970s through the 1990s, according to the U.S. comptroller general. Gene Dodaro, head of the Government Accountability Office, gave several figures on U.S. government debt at the …

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GAO Says Federal Financial Statement Flawed, Incomplete

The Government Accountability Office said on Wednesday it was not able to give an opinion on the Treasury Department‘s annual financial statement for the entire government. In his 6-page statement accompanying the full report, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro cited “material weaknesses in internal control over financial reporting and other limitations on the …

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10 Years Post-9/11, GAO Says DHS Needs to Do More

Homeland security has significantly improved in the ten years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, but a government audit released Wednesday says the Homeland Security Department still has gaps. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro released the Government Accountability Office’s findings at a Senate hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and …

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