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Apr 26, 2018

Waste and Inefficiency in the Federal Government: GAO’s 2018 Duplication Report

Apr 20, 2018

Letter to the U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Health Policy the Honorable David Kautter regarding rulemaking

Apr 19, 2018

Examining Tax-Exempt Private Activity Bonds for All Aboard Florida’s Brightline Passenger Rail System

PURPOSE: To examine the use of $600 million and $1.15 billion in tax-exempt private activity bonds to support the Brightline passenger rail system project in Florida, and the broader implications of this type of financing for future infrastructure projects. BACKGROUND: Brightline is a Florida-based passenger rail system privately owned and operated by All Aboard Florida (AAF). In 2005, Congress created a ...

Apr 18, 2018

Forwarded Letter to U.S. Department of Justice Officials on behalf of Subcommittee on Government Operations Chairman Mark Meadows

Apr 18, 2018

Letter to U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General the Honorable Jeff Sessions regarding Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act Implementation

Apr 18, 2018

Game Changers: Artificial Intelligence Part III, Artificial Intelligence and Public Policy

PURPOSE: To examine the potential role for the government and the private sector in addressing challenges presented by Artificial Intelligence (AI). To consider the merits and costs of the government role in potential solutions to challenges including bias, ethics, global competitiveness, privacy and transparency. BACKGROUND: On February 14, 2018, the Information Technology Subcommittee held the first

Apr 18, 2018

Top Management and Performance Challenges Identified Government-wide by the Inspector General Community

PURPOSE: To examine the first Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) report on top management and performance challenges identified by the Inspector General (IG) community. BACKGROUND: Each year, IGs are required to identify and report on their agency's top management and performance ...

Apr 17, 2018

Continued Oversight Over the Internal Revenue Service

PURPOSE: To examine ongoing management issues at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), including customer service challenges, the capability to implement the Employer Shared Responsibility ...

Apr 13, 2018

Letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt – Request for Documents and Interviews

Apr 13, 2018

Letter to Inspector General Michael Horowitz – Request to Testify