Between budget cuts and the continuing resolution, federal agencies are scrambling for every dollar. Yet one potential source of dollars remains elusive. Improper payments amount to hundreds of millions of dollars a year. It is possible to avoid unaccounted-for money from flowing out the door. Some agencies have succeeded. Pat Nigro, director of Deloitte’s Financial Advisory Services, outlined the problem and some possible solutions.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.