As part of a series of government spending cuts, President Obama today will announce that all federal agencies must create a national “do not pay list.” The goal of this list is to reduce the likelihood and impact of fraud. The list will identify people and organizations whom are ineligible to receive government benefits, contracts, grants, and loans. The Treasury Department, General Services Administration, and Office of Management and Budget will work together to create a database of dead people, delinquent or jailed contractors, and other debarred or suspended firms.
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Sources: Washington Post, Federal Times, AP