Texas Lawmakers Introduce ‘Audit The Pentagon Act’
View Source | April 27, 2023 10:13 am
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- After the Pentagon, once again, failed a comprehensive financial audit, a group of bipartisan legislatures are introducing a bill to incentivize government spending transparency by imposing a penalty for any part of the department that fails to undergo a clean audit.
- The audit, completed in November 2022, is the fifth comprehensive review the department has ever completed since 1990, and the fifth where auditors were unable to find sufficient record keeping for the Department of Defense (DoD) to pass a clean audit.
- Texas Representative Michael Burgess introduced the “Audit the Pentagon Act,” a bipartisan bill with Texas Rep. Barbra Lee, Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs and Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan on Thursday, April 27.
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