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Posted byon February 23, 2011 at 11:56 AM EDT
Making sure that taxpayer dollars are not wasted lies at the heart of the stewardship obligations we have as public servants. When the country is facing serious fiscal challenges as it is now, it becomes even more important that we take aggressive action to make sure government is effective and efficient. That is the thinking behind the President’s Accountable Government Initiative, and it is what is behind OMB’s Partnership Fund for Program Integrity Innovation. The Fund supports projects that bring all levels of government together to test creative ways to reduce red tape, cut improper payments, and improve how eligible beneficiaries receive services.
Posted byon February 22, 2011 at 4:17 PM EDT
George Madison, General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury, discusses his role in helping the Treasury Department keep the economy stabilized and growing.
Posted byon February 18, 2011 at 9:11 PM EDT
A quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon February 18, 2011 at 10:37 AM EDT
After two days of hearings on Capitol Hill and reading scores of articles, commentaries, and blogposts about the President’s Budget, there seems to be some confusion about a key accomplishment of this plan: putting the Budget into primary balance by the middle of the decade.
Posted byon February 18, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, President Obama released his Budget, responded to the situation in Egypt, chatted with some Boy Scouts, and honored some of our greatest Americans.
Posted byon February 16, 2011 at 4:16 PM EDT
The 2012 Budget makes tough but necessary choices that put our nation on a sustainable fiscal path, and invests wisely to ensure economic opportunity for working Americans.
Posted byon February 15, 2011 at 5:16 PM EDT
President Obama holds a news conference on the 2012 budget and explains how the federal government, like American families, must live within its means while still investing in the future.
Posted byon February 14, 2011 at 1:21 PM EDT
The President travels to Parkville Middle School and Center for Technology in Baltimore to unveil his budget plan in a reflection of the fact that in the tough choices we face as a nation, our kids' futures are at stake.
Posted byon February 13, 2011 at 11:00 AM EDT
In this White House White Board, Jack Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, explains how the President's Budget will help the government live within its means, while still investing in America's future.
Posted byon February 12, 2011 at 6:30 AM EDT
The President previews his budget, explaining that it will help the government live within its means, while still investing to make sure America wins the future.