Full Committee Hearing on "Preventing Stimulus Waste and Fraud: Who are the Watchdogs?"

Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 9:00am
Full Committee Hearing on "Preventing Stimulus Waste and Fraud: Who are the Watchdogs?"

The hearing will review the organizations and officials responsible for oversight of spending under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. In addition, the hearing will review what proactive steps these officials are taking to prevent wasteful spending, as well as plans for audits and investigations to identify and prosecute fraud in stimulus programs.

Witnesses for the hearing include:

PANEL I

Mr. Earl E. Devaney, Chairman, Recovery Act Accountability and Transparency Board Recovery Act

PANEL II

Mr. William G. Holland, Auditor General of Illinois, National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers (NASACT)

Mr. David P. Gragan, Chief Procurement Officer for Washington, D.C., National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO)

Mr. Jerome Heer, Director of Audits for the County of Milwaukee, Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA)

Mr. Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

111th Congress