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White House Wants Small Biz Contractors to Get Paid Faster

Federal agencies will aim to cut in half the window in which small business contractors get paid, the White House announced Thursday. Current policy states that contractors must be paid within 30 days from when the government receives an invoice. Jeff Zients, federal chief performance officer, said the government will …

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WH Budget Office Launches Performance.gov Portal

After much fanfare and speculation, the Office of Management and Budget has launched its new online dashboard to publicly show agency performance management. Performance.gov went live Thursday and is now open to the public, after previously being only available to federal employees. The site displays an agency-by-agency overview of performance …

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White House: Zients Will Lead Federal Reorganization

In a blog posting Sunday, White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer announced federal Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients will lead the administration’s efforts on reorganizing the federal government — a pledge made by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address last week. “The fact is that we …

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Zients and Berry Break Clearance Backlog

Who says the federal government can’t ever solve a problem? Not Director of Personnel Management John Berry or acting head of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients. For the second year in a row, the federal government has met its goals for processing security clearances, breaking up the …

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