Spending on Unauthorized Programs

Full Committee Hearing

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, will hold a hearing Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 10:00am focused on spending on unauthorized and expired programs.  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released a report on these programs, which noted that the federal government is set to spend more than $310 billion on these programs every year.

Testifying will be Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Keith Hall, Jessica Tollestrup, Specialist with the Congressional Research Service (CRS), Dr. Paul Posner, Director of George Mason University’s Center on the Public Service, and Dr. James Thurber, Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University.

The hearing can be streamed here.

Hearing on Spending on Unauthorized Programs

Dr. Keith Hall
Congressional Budget Office

Ms. Jessica Tollestrup
Specialist – Congress and the Legislative Process
Congressional Research Service (CRS)

Dr. Paul Posner
Director - Center on the Public Service School of Policy
George Mason University

Dr. James Thurber
Director - Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
American University.