Tammy Duckworth

Congress Turns Spotlight to Government Waste

Hearing exposes billions in wasteful spending

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform highlighted wasteful federal spending on Thursday, holding a hearing that cited numerous examples of the practice, but few successes in eliminating it.

The Anti-Stimulus

Economists agree: unemployment benefits hurt employment rates

Three different economic experts testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs on Thursday afternoon during a heated and contentious hearing.