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Posted byon April 13, 2011 at 12:51 PM EDT
Watch and engage in the President's fiscal speech today, April 13, at 1:35pm ET on whitehouse.gov/live. And stay tuned after, as the National Economic Council's Brian Deese will take your questions.
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 7:02 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, President Obama focused on securing our nation's clean energy future, making stops at facilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania; met with Congressional leadership, hoping to avoid a government shutdown in the face of budget disagreements; and kept his eye on foreign policy, discussing world events with foreign heads of state.
President Obama on Budget Negotiations: "We Have Now Matched the Number the Speaker Originally Sought"Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 3:37 PM EDT
Speaking in the White House Briefing Room today after a meeting with Congressional Leaders of both parties, the President laid out his guiding principles for the negotiations and gave a run-down of the current state of affairs.
Posted byon March 22, 2011 at 11:26 AM EDT
The world has changed a lot since the 1950s, the last time a major reorganization of the federal government occurred. Our lives today are totally different from those of our grandparents and the era of black and white TV has given way to the information age – but while the times have changed, in many ways, our government hasn’t.
Posted byon March 22, 2011 at 9:46 AM EDT
The President honors Trudy Givens, the Bureau of Prisons employee whose idea to send the Federal Register online won the SAVE Award.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 2:42 PM EDT
Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its preliminary analysis of the President’s FY 2012 budget. Their analysis leads them to a different projection of the deficit picture, and it’s worth understanding our analytical differences.
Posted byon March 2, 2011 at 2:09 PM EDT
The Office of Management and Budget proposes a new Civilian Property Realignment Board to cut through red tape and sell property the Federal Government no longer needs.
Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 9:16 PM EDT
You asked us about what tax cuts the President has instituted for small businesses. Learn more about all 17 tax cuts and credits President Obama has passed since taking office.
Posted byon February 23, 2011 at 11:56 AM EDT
Making sure that taxpayer dollars are not wasted lies at the heart of the stewardship obligations we have as public servants. When the country is facing serious fiscal challenges as it is now, it becomes even more important that we take aggressive action to make sure government is effective and efficient. That is the thinking behind the President’s Accountable Government Initiative, and it is what is behind OMB’s Partnership Fund for Program Integrity Innovation. The Fund supports projects that bring all levels of government together to test creative ways to reduce red tape, cut improper payments, and improve how eligible beneficiaries receive services.