White House Profile
Kenneth Baer
Senior Advisor and Associate Director for Communications and Strategic Planning at OMB

Kenneth Baer's Posts

  • Every Vote Counts

    Public voting for the 2011 SAVE Award is open until 12:00 PM ET on Thursday, October 17. Vote now!

  • Disaster Request Sent

    The President transmits an official budget request to cover disaster needs in FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund through FY 2012.

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    Thousands of Ways to SAVE

    This year, federal workers submitted an incredible 19,559 ideas about how to make government more efficient and effective.

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    SAVE Award 2011: Final Day

    On the final day for federal employees to submit their cost-cutting ideas through the SAVE Award, Kenneth Baer, Senior Advisor and Associate Director for Communications and Strategic Planning, encourages member of the federal workforce to take a minute to submit an idea.

  • Economy


    The Office of Management and Budget’s communications shop joins the Twitterverse to give the American people insight into the work we do in 140 characters or less. Follow @OMBPress on Twitter.

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    Cut Waste and SAVE

    The White House launches the third annual SAVE Award (Securing Americans Value and Efficiency) – a contest for federal employees to submit ideas about how to cut waste, save taxpayer dollars, and make government more effective and efficient.

  • Economy

    Taking a Hatchet to the Facts

    Ken Baer of the Office of Management and Budget explains how an AP piece got it wrong on the President's call for a budget freeze.

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