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Posted byon December 21, 2009 at 6:00 PM EDT
The President made clear early on that part of the way he intended to change the way Washington does business is by looking in every nook and cranny of government both for waste and abuse, and for ideas on how to root it out. Speaking in the Diplomatic room, he had a chance to highlight both.
Posted byon December 18, 2009 at 6:00 PM EDT
Julie Fosbender, who works at the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia, talks about having her idea to streamline the collection of campground fees selected as a finalist in the President's SAVE Award competition.
Posted byon December 18, 2009 at 12:00 PM EDT
Huston Prescott, who works for the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Anchorage, AK, talks about having his idea selected as one of the final four in the President's SAVE Award competition.
Posted byon December 17, 2009 at 5:25 PM EDT
Christie Dickson, who works for the Social Security Administratiion in Birmingham, AL, talks about the experience of having her idea to improve government efficiency and save money selected as a finalist for the President's Save Award.
Posted byon December 9, 2009 at 1:08 PM EDT
You have until Thursday night to vote for your favorite idea in the President's SAVE Award -- a competition where Federal employees submit ideas to help government save tax dollars and perform more efficiently.
Posted byon December 7, 2009 at 7:00 AM EDT
Over 38,000 entries have been narrowed down to four finalists. And now the time has come to vote for your favorite for the President's SAVE Award -- a contest for Federal employees to come up with ideas to save money and make government more efficient.
Posted byon December 4, 2009 at 4:42 PM EDT
OMB Director Peter Orszag passes along more independent validation of the ways in which health insurance reform will cut costs.
Posted byon November 21, 2009 at 5:08 PM EDT
Opponents of health insurance reform have spent hours on the Senate floor today attacking the Senate's efforts to provide stability and security for those with insurance, affordable coverage for those without, and lower costs for families, small businesses and the government. To provide a little perspective on these attacks, let’s compare today's legislation with the 2003 Medicare Part D effort, which many of these same critics supported.
Posted byon October 13, 2009 at 2:57 PM EDT
Calling all Investors, Consumers and Moms: What Do You Want to Know about Financial Regulatory Reform?Posted byon October 12, 2009 at 4:12 PM EDT