Empowering Inspectors General: Supporting the IG Community Could Save Billions for American Taxpayers

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Senator Ron Johnson of the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs and Senator Charles Grassley of the Committee on the Judiciary issued a majority joint staff report on supporting the community of inspectors general (IGs) to oversee bureaucracy and save taxpayer dollars. The senators compiled all unimplemented outstanding recommendations by IGs and calculated total savings if implemented to be $87 billion+.
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Improving the Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Independence of Inspectors General: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Homeland Sec. and Gov't Affairs, 114th Cong. (2015); Senate Committee on the Judiciary, hearing on "'All\342\200\231 Means \342\200\230All\342\200\231: The Justice Department\342\200\231s Failure to Comply With its Legal Obligation to Ensure Inspector General Access to All Records Needed for Independent Oversight," 114th Cong., (2015, August 5)
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, hearing on "Obstructing Oversight: Concerns From Inspectors General," 113th Cong., H.Hrg. 113-153, (2014, September 10)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight, hearing on "Oversight of the Management of the Federal Environmental Protection, Chemical Safety, and Fish and Wildlife Agencies," 114th Cong., S.Hrg. 114-30, (2015, April 14)
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, hearing on "EPA Mismanagement," 114th Cong., H.Hrg. 114-26, (2015, April 30)
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, hearing on "Inspectors General: Independence, Access and Authority," 114th Cong., H.Hrg. 114-4, (2015, February 3)
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