November 2, 2011

Before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight, and Government Spending Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives

Statement of Gregory H. Friedman, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Energy

Testimony on matters relating to the work of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) concerning the Department of Energy's (Department) implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The intent of the Recovery Act was to quickly stimulate the economy and create jobs while fostering an unprecedented level of accountability and transparency.