DOD Waste Singled Out In Hearing On Efficiency Bill

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 3:47 PM EDT) -- At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, a GAO executive singled out the U.S. Department of Defense’s ineffective acquisition practices as examples of why Congress should pass the Reforming and Consolidating Government Act of 2012, which would give the president extra authority to reorganize federal agencies.

Patricia Dalton, chief operating officer for the U.S. Government Accountability Office, told the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs that the Defense Department expects to spend more than $37 billion in the next few years on the development of...
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