Senator Takes on Budget, Pay and Hiring Reforms in Latest Version of Annual Waste Report

Government Executive: Frivolous-sounding grants from the national endowments once again jump out from a senator’s annual catalog of what he sees as government waste. But the 2019 edition of Sen. James Lankford’s “Federal Fumbles” fakes right and goes deep, to continue the football analogy, offering hefty proposals to reform Congress’s budget woes and modernize agency hiring.

“Federal Fumbles is my to-do list,” Lankford, an Oklahoma Republican, wrote in introducing Volume 4 released on Tuesday.

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