GAO Nominee Would Put New Focus On High-Risk List

Law360, New York (November 18, 2010, 4:57 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Gene Dodaro, told a U.S. Senate panel on Thursday that, if confirmed, he will focus more intently on fixing the federal programs, agencies and acquisitions most prone to fraud, waste and abuse.

Members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Oversight grilled Dodaro on how he intends to attack the GAO's high-risk list, and asked him many other questions about the direction he would take the independent government watchdog agency in if he...
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