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OMB to Update Internal Control Framework; Mike Wetklow Comments

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget wants to establish an integrated framework for governing spending oversight in government agencies, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes the agency will revise the Circular A-123 internal controls guidance to incorporate financial management initiatives, aiming to address improper payments and credit …

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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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Zients Says Gov’t Working to Stop Payments to Deceased

In the wake of revelations that the federal government had mistakenly or improperly paid almost $1 billion to deceased people over 10 years, Director Deputy of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients took to the blogosphere to detail new methods to curb improper payments. “Whether the budget is …

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