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Letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano - On Sequestration


Location: Washington, DC

On Thursday, February 21st, Dr. Coburn sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, seeking more information regarding the potential impacts of sequestration on DHS.

In the letter, Dr. Coburn outlines a number of areas of waste within DHS that should be addressed first as sequestration looms. Examples include a $212 million detection behavior rogram said to "lack outcome-oriented goals" by the GAO, a $75 million chemical facilities program which has failed to accomplish its goals at a handful of locations, and $5.25 billion in unspent FEMA grant funds. "By eliminating wasteful, duplicative, ineffective and low-priority programs first, rather than starting with its high-priority missions, DHS can successfully navigate sequestration and continue to perform its vital functions," Dr. Coburn said.

The full text of the letter is available below:

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