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Mid-Session Review 2017
Today, the Office of Management and Budget released the 2017 Mid-Session Review, which updates the Administration’s estimates for outlays, receipts, and the deficit.
July 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET by
A Conversation with OMB Controller David Mader on the Release of the Updated OMB Circular A-123
OMB Controller David Mader provides his take on today’s release of the updated Circular A-123, “Management’s Responsibility for ERM and Internal Control.”
July 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM ET by Abdullah Hasan
Appropriations Update: Republicans Fail to Make Tangible Progress
Republicans are leaving on a seven-week vacation having failed to pass a budget or send a single appropriations bill to the President for his signature.
July 14, 2016 at 2:15 PM ET by Michael Deich
Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce
As directed by the Cybersecurity National Action Plan and 2017 Budget, today we are releasing the first-ever Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy.
July 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET by Shaun Donovan, Beth Cobert, Michael Daniel, Tony Scott
It’s Time to Accelerate Climate and Conservation Action, Not to Pull Back
The way we allocate taxpayer dollars needs to be responsible – and responsive to the effects of climate change we’re seeing around the world.
June 22, 2016 at 3:30 PM ET by Ali Zaidi
It's Time for Congress to Provide the Funding We Need for the Opioid Epidemic
Congress should fully fund the President’s $1.1 billion request to fight the opioid epidemic so every American with an opioid use disorder who wants treatment can get it.
June 17, 2016 at 3:15 PM ET by
Applying Category Management Principles to Software Management Practices
Today, OMB released a Category Management policy to drive greater efficiency into how the Federal Government buys and manages software and save taxpayer dollars.
June 2, 2016 at 4:00 PM ET by Anne Rung, Tony Scott
Clean Energy By the Numbers
The numbers show the truth. Leaders from all sectors, all levels of government, and all around the world are committing to remain all-in on clean energy.
June 2, 2016 at 1:45 PM ET by Ali Zaidi and John Morton
Making Federal Acquisitions Climate-Smart
Today, the Administration proposed a rule that would drive greater disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions & climate-related risk data among the Government’s supply chain.
May 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET by Anne Rung, Ali Zaidi, Christine Harada
Prepared Remarks of OMB Director Shaun Donovan, Climate Action 2016 Summit
Today, Director Donovan highlighted the Administration’s efforts around resilience and called on countries worldwide to work together to address resilience globally.
May 6, 2016 at 1:30 PM ET by Shannon Buckingham
Continuing the Shared Services Momentum
Today, OMB issued guidance to agencies institutionalizing many of the ongoing initiatives and progress on improving administrative functions through shared services.
May 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET by David Mader, Denise Turner Roth
A Conversation with OIRA Administrator Shelanski on International Regulatory Cooperation with Canada
Leading up to the U.S.- Canada RCC Meetings on May 4-5, OIRA Administrator Howard Shelanski provides his take on the future of international regulatory cooperation.
May 3, 2016 at 2:30 PM ET by Emily Cain
Celebrating American Ingenuity and Innovation on World Intellectual Property Day
Today, on World Intellectual Property Day, we celebrate the artists, inventors, and innovators whose work and ideas touch our lives in both profound and practical ways.
April 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET by Danny Marti
More is Better: Expanding Learning Time in Head Start Programs
The Administration announces nearly $300 million in funding for Head Start programs nationwide.
April 25, 2016 at 8:02 PM ET by
Roberto J. Rodríguez
, Sharon Parrott
Administration Nearly Doubles Number of “Pay for Success” Feasibility Studies
With the addition of 25 new Pay for Success feasibility studies across the country, the Federal government is significantly increasing its investment in PFS.
April 19, 2016 at 5:24 PM ET by
Improving and Modernizing Federal Cybersecurity
Today, the Administration proposed legislation to establish a $3.1 billion Information Technology Modernization Fund to further improve our nation’s cybersecurity.
April 8, 2016 at 4:30 PM ET by Tony Scott
Absent Congressional Action, USPS Stands to Lose $2 Billion in Revenue a Year
Absent Congressional action, the U.S. Postal Service’s much needed revenue-boosting surcharge will expire on Sunday, further eroding its already strained finances.
April 7, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET by
Taking Every Step Necessary, As Quickly As Possible, to Protect the American People from Zika
Nearly two months have passed since we submitted a request for emergency supplemental funding to combat the Zika virus. Congress has yet to act.
April 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM ET by
Delivering Results for the American People
Today, the Administration is releasing the first quarter update of its Cross-Agency Priority goals and announcing the establishment of the Core Federal Services Council.
March 30, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET by
Reducing Duplication and Driving Savings in Mobile Devices through Category Management
Today, OMB released for public comment a draft policy to improve how the Government buys and manages mobile services and devices.
March 29, 2016 at 9:30 AM ET by Anne Rung, Tony Scott
Prepared Remarks of U.S. CAO Anne Rung, Acquisition Excellence 2016
Today, U.S. CAO Anne Rung delivered remarks at ACT-IAC's Acquisition Excellence 2016 Conference on efforts to simplify the Federal acquisition marketplace.
March 22, 2016 at 3:30 PM ET by
Working Together to Build a Sustainable Water Future
Today, as part of World Water Day, the White House is hosting a Water Summit to catalyze ideas and actions to build a sustainable water future in the United States.
March 22, 2016 at 6:00 AM ET by Hannah Safford
The House Republican Budget: A Plan to Reverse Our Economic Progress
Yesterday, House Republicans once again put forward a budget that would cut investments that help the middle class and leave struggling families behind.
March 16, 2016 at 7:45 PM ET by
Federal Privacy Council Holds Inaugural Meeting
This week, privacy leaders from across the Federal Government convened for the inaugural meeting of the Federal Privacy Council.
March 12, 2016 at 4:00 PM ET by Marc Groman
Leveraging American Ingenuity through Reusable and Open Source Software
Today, we’re releasing for public comment a draft policy to support improved access to custom software code developed for the Federal Government.
March 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM ET by Tony Scott
Fostering a Culture of Innovation Across Government through Acquisition Innovation Labs
Today, we announced a new initiative to accelerate the establishment of Acquisition Innovation Labs in Federal agencies.
March 9, 2016 at 3:30 PM ET by Anne Rung
Putting Infrastructure Dollars Back to Work
Yesterday, DOT announced that $2 billion in unspent earmarks can be freed up for states to use for new investments in infrastructure.
March 9, 2016 at 12:55 PM ET by
Secretary Anthony Foxx
Making All Levels of Government More Efficient and Effective Through Retrospective Review
Today, agencies released the first of their biannual lookback reports for 2016, identifying more than 50 new retrospective initiatives.
March 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET by Howard Shelanski
A Major Step Forward in Category Management: Announcing New Government-wide Category Leaders
As a part of the Administration's Category Management Initiative, we're announcing new Category Leaders to oversee the 10 largest areas of Federal procurement.
February 25, 2016 at 3:30 PM ET by Anne Rung
Working hand-in-hand with county leaders to build a brighter future for rural kids and families
Today, the Administration announced new efforts to build on ongoing progress to combat rural child poverty.
February 23, 2016 at 12:26 PM ET by Shaun Donovan, Cecilia Muñoz, Jerry Abramson