Three Agencies Failed to Notify Congress of Lapses in Curbing Improper Payments

Government Executive: By the government’s best estimate, major agencies running 90 programs wrongfully paid out about $141 billion in fiscal 2017.

But at least three—the Treasury, Labor and Agriculture departments—have fallen short in complying with the six reporting criteria spelled out in the 2010 Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act, according to the latest Government Accountability Office review of inspector general reports released on Friday.

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