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Posted byon January 30, 2010 at 7:00 AM EDT
The President pledges to rein the deficit, citing three specific steps to this end: restoring pay-as-you-go, a freeze in discretionary spending, and a Fiscal Commission to hammer out further concrete proposals.
Posted byon January 28, 2010 at 4:00 PM EDT
Stephen Leeds, Acting Administrator of the General Services Administration, provides an update on what the office has accomplished this year and what they'll be working on in the coming year.
Posted byon January 28, 2010 at 3:45 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon January 27, 2010 at 11:23 PM EDT
Deputy Chief of Staff Mona Sutphen gives a run-down of some key policy points in the President's State of the Union Address.
Posted byon January 26, 2010 at 2:40 PM EDT
So I’m on my way to do a TV interview last night on a set of middle-class initiatives we announced yesterday, when I learn that what they really want to talk about is our proposed freeze on non-security discretionary spending. Ok — I’m flexible — and in fact, the two are related in an important way that folks need to understand.
Posted byon January 26, 2010 at 1:11 PM EDT
Jim Gilio, White House Spokesperson for the Recovery Act, takes a closer look at some of the Recovery Act projects and initiatives that have been getting attention in the media.
Posted byon January 26, 2010 at 12:34 PM EDT
Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu announces the fifth Cabinet Meeting of the Administration and a new interactive online feature showcasing Cabinet officials.
Posted byon January 14, 2010 at 3:12 PM EDT
OMB Director Peter Orszag talks about findings from the Washington Times showing how successful the Obama Administration has been at cutting the budget.
Posted byon January 14, 2010 at 11:30 AM EDT
OMB Director Peter Orszag talks about the White House Forum on Modernizing Government happening this afternoon.
Posted byon December 29, 2009 at 11:53 AM EDT
Nancy Fichtner, a VA employee from Grand Junction, CO, reports on the experience of winning the first annual SAVE Award and delivering her winning idea of letting VA patients take home their unused medication to the President.