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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

OMB: Continuing to Crack Down on Government Waste

One of the Federal government’s most fundamental responsibilities is to serve as a careful steward of taxpayer dollars – to make sure that every dollar is well-spent and directed toward areas of high return. That’s a responsibility this Administration takes seriously. From his first days in office, President Obama has led a concerted and aggressive effort to streamline government and cut wasteful and inefficient spending wherever it exists so that we can focus our resources on serving the American people. From slowing the uncontrolled growth of Federal contracting to getting rid of excess real estate held by agencies and reining in spending on Federal employee travel, this Administration has already cut billions in inefficient spending across the Federal government.

Today, we’re taking another important step forward in that effort. This afternoon, the Office of Management and Budget is issuing guidance to Federal agencies to take additional actions to increase efficiency and strengthen accountability in the areas of travel, conferences, real estate, and fleet management.

Blog Post: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/05/11/continuing-crack-down-government-waste

Guidance: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/memoranda/2012/m-12-12.pdf

1 comment:

Gerald Blose said...

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