Hearing: “Follow the Money: Tackling Improper Payments”

Subcommittee on Government Operations (Committee on Oversight and Reform)

Thursday, March 31, 2022 (9:30 AM - 10:00 AM)

2154 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
This hearing will convene in 2154 RHOB and over Zoom, which has been approved by the House.

Witnesses

Ms. Parker Gilkesson
Senior Policy Analyst, Income and Work Supports, The Center for Law and Social Policy

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • Addendum to Testimony: How Racialized Fraud Provisions Criminalize Hunger [PDF] Added 04/12/2022 at 04:16 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM

Ms. Rachel Greszler
Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Added 03/30/2022 at 04:16 PM
  • Testimony [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM

Adrian Haro
Chief Executive Officer, The Workers Lab

Added 03/28/2022 at 01:07 PM
  • Testimony [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM

Mr. Scott Jensen
Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of External Affairs, Research Improving People’s Lives, Former Director, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Added 03/28/2022 at 01:07 PM
  • Testimony [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM

Ms. Linda Miller
Principal, Advisory Services, Grant Thorton, Former Deputy Executive Director, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, Former Assistant Director, Government Accountability Office

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM

Support Documents

  • Notice [PDF]
  • Memo [PDF] Added 03/28/2022 at 01:07 PM
  • UC- Rep. Connolly - GAO-15-593SP, A Framework for Managing Fraud Risks in Federal Programs [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- N.J. fisheries netted $2.4M in improper COVID relief payments, watchdog says [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Fact-check Will prisoners also receive $1,400 stimulus checks [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Dr. Rand Paul Stops Democrats Attempt to Give Free Money to Planned Parenthood [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Yes, Evers gave COVID relief money to Planned Parenthood- but it's not being used to fund abortions [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Washington Examiner article on Planned Parenthood PPP funds [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Stimulus turns political as SBA tries to claw back funding from Planned Parenthood [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Trump Administration To Planned Parenthood Return Coronavirus Relief Funds [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Made out like bandits NY prisoners got $34M in federal COVID stimulus funds [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Biggest fraud in a generation The looting of the Covid relief plan known as PPP [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Criminals have stolen nearly $100 billion in Covid relief funds, Secret Service says [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Man who used Covid funds on $57,000 Pokemon card gets 3 years in prison [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- A man was arrested after allegedly spending $5 million in stolen COVID-19 relief on Ferrari, Bentley and Lamborghini sports cars [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM
  • UC- Rep. Biggs- Florida business owner got $3.9 million in coronavirus relief money, allegedly spent it on a Lamborghini and luxury hotels [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 03:31 PM

Hearing Record

  • Attendance [PDF] Added 03/31/2022 at 01:02 PM
  • Adrian Haro Response to Questions for the Record from Chairman Connolly [PDF] Added 04/18/2022 at 10:14 AM
  • Ms. Miller Response to Questions for the Record from Chairman Connolly [PDF] Added 04/25/2022 at 05:00 PM
  • Ms. Gilkesson Response to Questions for the Record from Chairman Connolly [PDF] Added 04/25/2022 at 05:00 PM
  • Mr. Scott Jensen's QFR Responses to GEC [PDF] Added 04/27/2022 at 12:51 PM
  • Transcript [PDF] Added 05/31/2022 at 01:28 PM

First Published: March 24, 2022 at 03:02 PM
Last Updated: May 31, 2022 at 01:28 PM