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  • Vice President Biden to Take on Making Government More Accountable

    Vice President Biden announces that the President has asked him to take on a new role holding the Cabinet accountable for cutting waste in their agencies as part of the Administration’s ongoing effort to make government more accountable to the American people.

  • Taking a Stand against Elder Abuse

    Elder abuse is an issue of great importance that must be seriously considered not just on this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, but every day. The Elder Justice Act, signed into law by President Obama last year, demonstrates the administration’s commitment to caring for our nation's senior citizens.


    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.

  • There's a New Sheriff in Town

    Vice President Joe Biden sends and email to the White House email list announcing the new Campaign to Cut Waste - an effort to root out wasteful spending at every agency and department in the Federal Government.

  • VIDEO: President Obama and Vice President Biden Launch the Campaign to Cut Waste

    President Obama and Vice President Biden launch the Campaign to Cut Waste in a video message, which will hunt down and eliminate misspent tax dollars in every agency and department across the federal government.

  • Making Government Work in the Global Economy

    Jeffrey Zients discusses OMB's progress in reforming our government in a way that best serves the goal of a more competitive and innovative America.

  • More Than 50,000 New White House Visitor Records Online

    As part of his commitment to transparency, President Obama ordered that White House visitor records be released. This White House has released more than 1.3 million records to date.

  • A 21st Century Regulatory System

    Following President Obama's regulatory strategy, more than 30 Agencies identify initiatives with the potential to eliminate tens of millions of hours in reporting burdens, and billions of dollars in regulatory costs. Read the agency plans and share your comments, feedback and questions.

  • The President & Vice President's 2010 Financial Disclosure Forms

    The President and Vice President release their 2010 financial disclosure reports.

  • Cracking Down on Wasteful, Duplicative Spending

    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.