Announcing the 2012 SAVE Award

July 10, 2012 | 1:19 | Public Domain

President Obama believes the best ideas usually come from the front lines. That's why in 2009 he launched the SAVE Award (Securing Americans Value and Efficiency), seeking ideas from Federal employees to make government more effective and efficient and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely. Over the past three years, Federal employees have submitted more than 75,000 cost-cutting ideas through the SAVE Award. Dozens of the most promising ideas have been included in the President's Budget, specifically in the Cuts, Consolidations, and Savings volume.

Between now and July 24th 2012 federal employees can participate in the 2012 SAVE Award by going to http://www.whitehouse.gov/save-award

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