Hatch, Alexander Highlight GAO Report Confirming Need for Additional Oversight of Department of Labor Grants

United States Senate Committee on Finance

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today highlighted a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report entitled, “DOL’s Use of Financial and Performance Monitoring Tools Needs to Be Strengthened,” that found the Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) should improve its financial and performance oversight of its international labor grants.

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IRS Plays Favorites

The Daily Caller News Foundation has found an email from Lois Lerner which contrasts her apathy towards misreported political spending by labor unions with her intense scrutiny of conservative groups. The finding not only shows how the bureaucracy plays favorites, but how labor unions get special treatment from the government.