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Report Finds Fragmentation, Overlap, or Duplication In 12 Areas of Government Activity PDF Print E-mail
Federal Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 20 April 2015 05:41

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A new federal watchdog report says there are a dozen areas of problems with duplicative efforts within the federal government, and another dozen more opportunities to avoid costs or enhance federal revenues.

The 2015 annual report comes from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO.)

GAO cites several examples on its website, where the full report can also be found.


Consumer Product Safety Oversight
Fragmentation     

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Overlap     

EPA’s and FDA’s Lab Inspections
Duplication

Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Cost Savings

Tax Policies and Enforcement
Revenue Enhancement

 
Prepared Remarks On Offshore Energy By Gov. McCrory Before U.S. House Committee PDF Print E-mail
Federal Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:57

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Gov. Pat McCrory testified before a House congressional committee on Wedndesday about the benefits to North Carolina of expanded offshore energy exploration.

The hearing was before the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Energy and Mineral Land Resources Subcommittee, which discussed “Examining the Future Impacts of President Obama’s Offshore Energy Plan."

The governor's remarks conveyed his support for the inclusion of at least one lease sale in the Mid and South Atlantic in the next Five-Year Program for offshore oil and gas leasing, exploration and development.

The offshore effort has long been a priority for the governor.

The governor's full prepared statement can be found at governor.nc.gov.

 
Gov. McCrory Testifies Before U.S. House Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee PDF Print E-mail
Federal Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 05:39

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Gov. Pat McCrory is set to testify before Congress Wednesday about harnassing energy resources off shore. The governor will speak at 10 a.m. before the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Energy and Mineral Land Resources Subcommittee hearing titled “Examining the Future Impacts of President Obama’s Offshore Energy Plan."

The governor's office says his remarks "will convey his support for the inclusion of at least one lease sale in the Mid and South Atlantic in the next Five-Year Program for offshore oil and gas leasing, exploration and development."

The offshore effort has long been a priority for the governor.

The hearing will be live-streamed at http://naturalresources.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=398251

 
House Hearing To Focus on U.S. Coast Guard Missions PDF Print E-mail
Federal Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 07:16

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hold a hearing Wednesday to discuss U.S. Coast Guard missions.

The meeting will be streamed live, with a link to the stream at house.gov.

The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building.

 
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