Budget and Spending Concerns at DOE

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:30am
2322 Rayburn
Background Documents and Information: 

This hearing was the third in a series of hearings on the administration’s efforts to identify wasteful, duplicative, or excessive spending by agencies within the jurisdiction of the Energy and Commerce Committee. The subcommittee reviewed concerns reported by the DOE IG and GAO. This hearing also aimed to evaluate the results of the DOE’s spending-reduction initiatives through the proposed FY 2013 budget, as well as to assist DOE in identifying and prioritizing further targets for potential elimination or cuts for congressional consideration.

Hearing Notice

Background Memo

Transcript

Witnesses: 

 

Christopher Johns
Director, Office of Budget
U.S. Department of Energy
 
Gregory H. Friedman
Inspector General
U.S. Department of Energy
 
Frank Rusco
Director, Natural Resources and Environment
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Congress: