Senate moves to improve the performance of performance management

Friday - 10/30/2009, 8:42am EDT

WFED's Max Cacas

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During the Clinton Administration, it was called "GIPRA". During the most recent Bush Administration, officials swore by the "PART" and its "red/yellow/green light" ratings. Both are forms of performance management, efforts to measure the effectiveness of government programs. Now that the Obama Administration is trying to determine how it will measure performance, a Senate committee is changing to provide performance management oversight. FederalNewsRadio's Max Cacas reports.