Posts Tagged: duplication

Federal Government Reform Resources: GAO’s List

This holiday season, the Government Accountability Office is compiling a list and checking it twice – of all the government programs it deems as potentially duplicative or overlapping. Three years ago, GAO was required by law to annually publish a report detailing duplicative, overlapping, and fragmented federal programs. It will be issuing its third report… Read more »

Combating duplication with open government

Originally posted on opensource.com. The second CityCamp Colorado started off with two speakers from the City of Denver setting the stage for the day’s theme: enhancing access to government. Held at the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility on October 28, 2011, more than 70 people gathered to participate, learn, and advance the open government… Read more »

Gumby Goes to the White House

President Obama signed a memo to all agency heads yesterday with an unwieldy title: “Administrative Flexibility, Lower Costs, and Better Results for State, Local, and Tribal Governments.’ But it contains the seeds of a potential shift in how the federal government works, if implemented smartly. Over the years, presidents have directed agencies to streamline their… Read more »