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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.
Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau Announces Management and Structural Reforms that will Improve Efficiency and Cut CostsPosted byon June 29, 2011 at 2:02 PM EDT
The Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau announces the first realignment of its national field office structure in 50 years and management reforms that will improve efficiency, reduce costs and enhance data quality.
Posted byon June 24, 2011 at 2:59 PM EDT
A new release of White House visitor records brings the grand total of records that this White House has released to nearly 1.4 million records. You can view them all on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon June 23, 2011 at 3:08 PM EDT
The White House unveiled plans by 30 different federal agencies to make sure that the regulations they enforce are protecting Americans’ health and well-being without imposing unnecessary or excessive costs. Here are some examples of changes now underway.
Posted byon June 17, 2011 at 3:09 PM EDT
Jeff Zients, Deputy Director for Managenment at the OMB, describes some of the ways that federal agencies are cutting down government waste and helping to fight fraud.
Posted byon June 16, 2011 at 2:30 PM EDT
Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure reports for White House officials are available.
Posted byon June 14, 2011 at 6:18 PM EDT
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) makes an unprecedented commitment to efficiency and fiscal discipline in order to best support frontline operations.
Posted byon June 13, 2011 at 7:28 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon June 13, 2011 at 6:45 PM EDT
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.
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.