GAO identifies duplicate programs for potential cuts

Wednesday - 3/2/2011, 4:26pm EST

Janet Saint Laurent, managing director for defense capabilities and management issues, GAO

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The Government Accountability Office is adding its voice in the push to eliminate redundant federal programs.

A new GAO report could put some of your agency's programs on the chopping block.

Auditors say they have found overlap and redundancy at a number of agencies. They say getting rid of duplication could save billions of dollars.

Janet Saint Laurent, GAO's managing director for defense capabilities and management issues, shares details of some of the duplicate programs.

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