A study in waste: duplicative government programs

March 4, 2011

A new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has taken aim at government redundancy and revealed how costly duplicative programs have been to taxpayers. In his State of the Union Address in January, President Obama pointed out the government redundancies in salmon regulation. Unfortunately, the overlap in government oversight doesn’t stop there. The GAO report provides some insight into just how serious the problem is.

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2 Responses to A study in waste: duplicative government programs

  1. Carol Friendly says:

    Obama promised a line by line inspection of the budget to eliminate waste, fraud, abuse, and duplication of spending. No person has kept that promise as of yet. We, the taxpayers, are still waiting!!!

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