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Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 2:16 PM EDT
President Obama hosts a news conference at the White House to discuss the status of efforts to find a balanced approach on deficit reduction.
Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 9:22 AM EDT
President Obama meets with Congressional Leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House as part of ongoing negotiations to find a balanced approach to the debt limit and deficit reduction.
Posted byon July 7, 2011 at 5:16 PM EDT
Following a meeting with Congressional leaders on tackling the issue of our debt and our deficit, President Obama gives a statement on the status of the ongoing negotiations.
Posted byon July 7, 2011 at 5:11 PM EDT
The Department of the Interior announces smart changes to IT services that will make IT more cost-effective and customer-friendly while saving taxpayers half a billion dollars over the next decade.
Posted byon July 7, 2011 at 1:33 PM EDT
With more than one out of every six dollars of Federal government spending going to contractors, increasing accountability and saving money in contracting is critical to creating a Federal government that is efficient and effective.
Posted byon July 5, 2011 at 7:06 PM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks to discuss the status of efforts to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction.
President Obama on Our Economy and the Debt Limit: "Now is the Time to Go Ahead and Make the Tough Choices"Posted byon June 29, 2011 at 6:19 PM EDT
In his press conference, the President took questions on anything the White House press corps could think of, but his primary argument was on the economy, the deficits, and the consequences of Congress not acting on the debt limit.
Posted byon June 13, 2011 at 2:50 PM EDT
With almost 2,000 separate websites across the Federal Government, Americans often don't know where to turn for information. Macon Phillips, Director of the Office of Digital Strategy, discusses one of the first steps of the Campaign to Cut Waste which will target duplication and waste among federal websites.
Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 11:53 AM EDT
For many years, the federal government has erroneously cut checks to the wrong person for the wrong amount and for the wrong reason – sometimes these misdirected payments even go to dead people or prisoners. These mistakes, though often inadvertent, contributed to the $125 billion in improper payments made in 2010.
Posted byon May 4, 2011 at 4:25 PM EDT
Today, we’re sending legislation to the Hill that will cut through red tape and politics to rid the government of the burden of excess property and save taxpayers at least $15 billion. We look forward to working with members of Congress to pass this legislation, the Civilian Property Realignment Act.