21st Century Government
to Cut Waste

President Obama and Vice President Biden launch the Campaign to Cut Waste, which will hunt down and eliminate misspent tax dollars in every agency and department across the Federal Government.

Read the executive order

President Obama has consistently made clear that he will strive to lead the most open, efficient, and accountable government in history. Over the last four years, new initiatives have increased public participation in government and improved citizens' everyday lives.

Government Spending

USAspending.gov provides unprecedented transparency of Federal spending information. In addition to continuing to provide information on Federal prime contracts, grants, and loans, USASpending now also includes spending data on sub-awards to Federal grants and contracts in one searchable location. The public can now track how taxpayer dollars are spent, down to the sub-award level.