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Orszag to Write Column for New York Times

Starting today, Peter Orszag, economist and former director of the Office of Management and Budget, will begin writing a column for The New York Times Op-Ed page. Orszag is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He was President Barack Obama’s first budget director, helping to craft …

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Peter Orszag to Step Down as White House Budget Director

It has been announced that Peter Orszag will be stepping down from his position as White House budget director within the coming months. He will become the first high-profile member of the Obama administration to leave his position and is leaving before the administration faces its next budget. Orszag’s spokeman, …

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OMB Director Peter Orszag on Fraud-Fighting Initiatives

The Office of Management and Budget last week introduced two initiatives that will help reduce fraud and improper payments made to entities and individuals, cut government waste and create a more transparent government responsive to the American public, according to OMB Director Peter R. Orszag. Last week, President Barack Obama …

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Federal Employees Not Overpaid, Says OMB Chief Peter R. Orszag

Recent media reports that suggest federal employees are overpaid compared to their private-sector counterparts are “misleading,” Office of Management and Budget Director Peter R. Orszag said Tuesday. At a Government Executive Leadership Briefing held yesterday, Orszag talked about the recent press coverage that showed that for certain occupations, average salaries …

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Peter Orszag

Peter Orszag is director of the Office of Management and Budget and oversees the Obama administration’s budget policy, coordinates the implementation of major policy initiatives through the federal government, and reviews federal regulatory action, among other responsibilities. From 2007 to 2008, Orszag served as director of the Congressional Budget Office, …

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Reports: Jeff Zients, Shelley Metzenbaum Depart OMB

Jeff Zients has left the Office of Management and Budget after four years at the agency as deputy director for management and chief performance officer, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that Zients has twice served as acting director during his time at the agency. His most recent …

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White House Names Zients Acting OMB Head

President Obama has named Jeffrey Zients as acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, according to a White House announcement Tuesday. Zients held the positions of deputy director for management and chief performance officer for the OMB since June 19, 2009. From July-November 2010, Zients filled in as …

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Jack Lew Named New White House Chief of Staff

Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew will replace William Daley as White House chief of staff later this month, President Obama announced Monday. Obama said Daley informed him that “after spending time reflecting with his family over the holidays, he decided it was time to leave Washington” and …

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