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Acting OMB Director Brian Deese (File photo)

OMB expands requirements under some cross-agency management goals

The Office of Management and Budget will collect spending and budget information from agencies to ramp up personnel security. This management priority accompanied other requests in a memo released Friday by acting OMB Director Brian Deese. Agencies will also be required to include benchmarking and provide customer service data.

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Jul 21, 2014 Close Change YTD
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L 2020 22.6729 -0.03 4.14%
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L 2040 26.1019 -0.05 5.43%
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