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White House group recommends digital form, less paperwork for presidential nominee

A White House working group recommended Senate and administration leaders design a core set of common questions and develop a single electronic "smart form," similar to tax-filing software, that appointees could use to complete the necessary forms.

Tags: management , presidential appointees , confirmation process , Congress , Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Joe Lieberman , OMB

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 04:03pm EST

White House unveils new trade initiatives, website as first steps in agency overhaul

Just days after President Barack Obama officially asked Congress for the authority to consolidate federal agencies, the administration has announced interim steps it will take to promote business and trade. They include the launch of a website focused on making it easier for businesses particularly small ones to work with the government.

Tags: OMB , Commerce , SBA , management , Congress , Barack Obama , Steven VanRoekel , BusinessUSA.gov , federal reorganization , Michael Froman

Monday - 02/20/2012, 04:05pm EST

OMB gives more details on agency consolidation plan

President Barack Obama will send Congress a bill in the coming weeks to reinstate the president's authority to consolidate agencies, said Lisa Brown, the Office of Management and Budget executive leading the government reform effort. She said the bill would require proposals to "reduce the number of agencies or save costs."

Tags: Congress , government reorganization , OMB , Commerce , SBA , small business , Emily Kopp , trade

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 08:20pm EST
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Reorganization plan sent to President

OMB submits recommendations to change the way agencies that support trade, export and competitiveness work. President Obama is expected to make his decision public, but there is no timetable for when.

Tags: management , OMB , Jeff Zients , government reorganization , trade and exports , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 08:10pm EDT

White House names Zients to lead reorg effort

The chief performance officer will be joined by Lisa Brown, who currently serves as the assistant to the president and staff secretary. The restructuring will begin with trade and exports to give companies better opportunities in the global marketplace.

Tags: management , Jeff Zients , OMB , White House , government reorganization , State of the Union , Jason Miller

Monday - 01/31/2011, 07:24am EST