GAO: Duplication, Waste Cost TaxpayersPlay
A new GAO report finds billions in bloat in the federal government. Can we get the cutting right?
Damian Paletta, reporter, Wall Street Journal
Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Director of the Fiscal Policy Program at the New America Foundation. The Wall Street Journal called her “an anti-deficit warrior.”
Linda Bilmes is professor at Harvard Kennedy School. She was Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Management and Budget at the U.S. Department of Commerce, from 1999-2001.
You can read the full GAO report here.
This program aired on March 3, 2011.