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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.
Posted byon May 3, 2011 at 9:28 AM EDT
For too long, the Federal Government allowed the American people’s hard-earned tax dollars to fund ineffective and duplicative projects, failing to leverage advances in technology to achieve savings. The result is that taxpayer dollars have been wasted. This should never be tolerated, but particularly with the tough fiscal situation, it’s unacceptable. It’s time that we live within our means, cut the waste too prevalent in Washington, and live up to our responsibility to the American people.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, the President celebrated Easter, worked on short term and long term ways to get away from high gas prices, pledged support for Alabama and other states in the South hit by devastating storms and announced new key members of his National Security team.
Posted byon April 22, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, President Obama held townhalls in Northern Virginia, California, and Nevada, to speak directly to the American people about his vision for reducing our debt and bringing down our deficit based on the values of shared responsibility and shared prosperity.
Posted byon April 21, 2011 at 6:24 PM EDT
President Obama in Virginia on Our Fiscal Future: "We Are Going to Have to Ask Everybody to Sacrifice"Posted byon April 19, 2011 at 2:00 PM EDT
The President takes questions on his plan to get our fiscal house in order while maintaining key investments, keeping our commitments to America's seniors, and ensuring the burden is shared by the wealthy, not just foisted on the middle class.
Posted byon April 19, 2011 at 11:00 AM EDT
Cass Sunstein, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, writes about new guidance to Federal agencies to help make government information clear to the public and streamline government response resources.
Posted byon April 16, 2011 at 5:30 AM EDT
The President discusses his plan for our fiscal future, a comprehensive and balanced approach to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over twelve years.
Posted byon April 15, 2011 at 5:52 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon April 15, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, with the threat of a government shutdown averted, President Obama focused on fiscal responsibility and balancing the need to cut spending and the deficit while continuing to support education, clean energy, and other investments needed to win the future. The Amir of Qatar also visited the White House.