Did you know there are people in the federal government working to save money instead of spending it?
This report says auditors and inspectors general saved the feds $87.2 billion last year. One agency recovered more than $90 million in overpayments to a cell phone company. Another won a lawsuit after claiming it was being sold defective drugs by a major pharmaceutical company.
Don’t know offhand what kind of dent that makes in the budget deficit, but it doesn’t hurt.