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The White House Publications collection includes policies, news releases, briefings, proclamations, speeches, reports, and handbooks. Learn how America's federal, state and local governments work to enact the will of the people, and how President Obama and his administration collaborate with the Legislative and Judicial branches to govern the United States.

 
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Omb Releases Revised Bulletin on Peer Review; Seeks Additional Pub...

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?These are the basic ideas that guide my tax policy: lower income taxes for all, with the greatest help for those most in need. Everyone who pays income taxes benefits ? while the highest percentage tax cuts go to the lowest income Americans. I believe this is a formula for continuing the prosperity we?ve enjoyed, but also expanding it in ways we have yet to discover. It is an economics of inclusion. It is the agenda of a government that knows its limits and shows its heart.?

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Bus H Administration Slashes Paperwork and Regulatory Burdens

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Washington, D.C. ? Competitive sourcing is helping the government to reduce operating costs by over $1 billion and increase efficiency roughly 15 percent, according to a report released today by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Studies of more than 650 commercial activities completed in FY 2003 and several competitions completed in the first quarter of FY 2004 are expected to yield $1.1 billion in savings for taxpayers over the next 3-5 years ? an approximate 1...

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Omb : The Federal Government Is Reducing Costs, Eliminating Waste

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The great struggles of the twentieth century between liberty and totalitarianism ended with a decisive victory for the forces of freedom and a single sustainable model for national success: freedom, democracy, and free enterprise. In the twenty-first century, only nations that share a commitment to protecting basic human rights and guaranteeing political and economic freedom will be able to unleash the potential of their people and assure their future prosperity. People ...

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Competitive Sourcing Saves Agencies $1. 1 Billion

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Executive Summary: In December 1998, when U.N weapons inspector Dr. Richard Spertzel became exasperated by Iraqi evasions and misrepresentations, he confronted Dr. Rihab Taha, the woman the Iraqis identified as the head of their biological weapons program and asked her directly, ?You know that we know you are lying. So why do you do it?? She straightened herself up and replied, ?Dr. Spertzel, it?s not a lie when you are ordered to lie.? Dr. Taha?s brief reply is one symb...

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Results-Oriented : Report Shows Impact of New Management Habits an...

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INTRODUCTION: The following is a detailed account of Federal spending for climate change programs and activities, both domestic and international, included in the President?s fiscal year 2005 Budget. This report is provided in response to Division D, Title V, Section 555(b) of Public Law 108199, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, FY 2004. BACKGROUND: On February 14, 2002, President Bush announced a new national goal to reduce the greenhouse gas emission intensity of th...

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Timothy K. Young Named Associate Administrator of E-Gov and Inform...

By: Edward L. Schrock

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Executive Summary: In December 1998, when U.N weapons inspector Dr. Richard Spertzel became exasperated by Iraqi evasions and misrepresentations, he confronted Dr. Rihab Taha, the woman the Iraqis identified as the head of their biological weapons program and asked her directly, ?You know that we know you are lying. So why do you do it?? She straightened herself up and replied, ?Dr. Spertzel, it?s not a lie when you are ordered to lie.? Dr. Taha?s brief reply is one symb...

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Omb Issues 2005 Release Date Schedule for Principal Federal Econom...

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EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT Office of Management and Budget...

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Autumn 2004 Activities Calendar President's Park White House Visit...

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Dear Mr. Speaker: I ask the Congress to consider the enclosed FY 2005 budget amendment for the Department of Energy. This amendment replaces a previous amendment transmitted September 7, 2004 and would not increase the discretionary budget authority proposed in my FY 2005 Budget. The details of this proposal are set forth in the enclosed letter from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Appendix 1 2004 Iraqi Budget

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Dear Mr. Speaker: I ask the Congress to consider the enclosed FY 2005 budget amendments for the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Energy, and the Corps of Engineers. In total, these amendments would not increase the discretionary budget authority proposed in my FY 2005 Budget. The details of these proposals are set forth in the enclosed letter from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Appendix 2 Contributions from Other Donors

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Dear Mr. Speaker: I hereby concur with Congress in the designation of $25.856 billion provided as part of the Department of Defense Appropriations, FY 2005 (H.R. 4613), as an emergency requirement. These funds are necessary to support Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, the Department of State?s Mission in Iraq, State and local law enforcement assistance for security and related costs associated with the 2004 Presidential Candidate Nominating Conventi...

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Appendix 3 Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund (Irrf) Major Projec...

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Dear Mr. Speaker: On September 8th, I signed into law Public Law 108-303, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, which provided $2 billion in supplemental funds for hurricane-related disaster relief. On September 14th and 27th, I submitted additional supplemental requests totaling $10.2 billion to continue immediate assistance to address the impact of Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne. Due to the availability of better estimates re...

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Quarterly Update to Congress 2207 Report

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Dear Mr. Chairman: The Administration appreciates the support of the Congress in expeditiously addressing the effects of the four recent hurricanes on Florida and other areas. As you know, the President is committed to ensuring that the impacts of the recent hurricanes are addressed and, to that end, the Administration has sought resources totaling $12.9 billion to date. Our staffs have continued to work together to refine the estimates of hurricane-related needs in Flor...

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Enclosed Is the Third Quarterly Report Required

By: Joshua B. Bolten

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As we work to achieve the President?s vision of creating a more responsive and cost-effective government, we must look for opportunities to improve processes and consolidate investments to deliver the kind of breakthrough results that citizens are looking to us to deliver. One such opportunity is in the area of e-authentication and identity management which is being led by the E-Authentication E-Gov Initiative. The Federal government is spending in excess of $160M in FY0...

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Section 2207 Report

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Dear Mr. Speaker: As a matter of comity, I am transmitting to the Congress the enclosed requests from the Judicial Branch for FY 2004. The details of these requests are set forth in the enclosed letter from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund (Irrf) Spending Plan

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Dear Mr. Speaker: I am notifying the Congress of my intent to use funds provided in Public Law 107-38, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States, FY 2001, for the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction (the ?Commission?). At this time, $4 million will be transferred from the Emergency Response Fund for the Commission. As provided in...

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Enclosed You Will Find the Second Quarterly Report

By: Joshua B. Bolten

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Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Clay, and Members of the Committee. Thank you for inviting me to speak about the status of the Federal government?s efforts to safeguard our information and systems. My remarks will focus on the findings in OMB?s FY 2003 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report and our strategy to address both reoccurring and new information technology (IT) security challenges. Earlier this month, OMB issued our third annual ...

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Paperwork Reduction Act Change Worksheet

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Dear Mr. Speaker: In order to ensure the most effective counter-proliferation capabilities of the United States and respond effectively to the ongoing threat of terrorist activity, I am notifying the Congress of my intent to transfer $10 million from funds provided in Public Law 107-38, the 2001 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Acts on the United States, to the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United ...

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Paperwork Reduction Act Emergency Extension

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Dear Mr. Speaker: On September 6th, I submitted a supplemental request totaling $2 billion for the Department of Homeland Security for urgent needs associated with Hurricanes Charley and Frances. Congress? prompt action on this request ensured that immediate response efforts to these recent disasters would continue uninterrupted. In addition to utilizing the supplemental funds provided in Public Law 108-303, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief A...

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Paperwork Reduction Act Submission

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Dear Mr. Speaker: On September 8th, I signed into law Public Law 108-303, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, which provided $2 billion in supplemental funds for hurricane-related disaster relief. On September 14th, I submitted a supplemental request totaling $3.1 billion to continue immediate assistance to address the impact of Hurricanes Charley and Frances. Due to Hurricanes Ivan and Jeanne and other hurricane-related needs, I am request...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission...

By: Thomas H. Kean

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What is Illegal Logging? Illegal logging is generally understood to mean timber that is harvested, transported, processed or sold in contravention of a country?s laws. Illegal logging destroys forest ecosystems, robs national governments and local communities of needed revenues, undercuts prices of legally harvested forest products on the world market, finances regional conflict and acts as a disincentive to sustainable forest management. International trade in illegally...

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