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White House Reports Continued Manufacturing Sector Progress in US

Manufacturing in the U.S. under President Barack Obama has continued to progress in terms of job availability and investments in public-private partnerships, the White House said Friday. National Economic Council Director Jeffrey Zients wrote that several factors have affected the “revitalization” of the manufacturing industry such as POTUS’ National Network for …

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Jeffrey Zients to Lead Healthcare.gov Tech Panel

The White House has enlisted computer experts from public and private sector organizations to help address technical issues on the federally-run health insurance exchange site Healthcare.gov, USA Today reported Wednesday. Kelly Kennedy writes Jeffrey Zients, formerly acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, will lead the technical support …

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Beth Cobert Confirmed as OMB Deputy Director

Beth Cobert was confirmed as the next deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget by the Senate Wednesday night in a voice vote, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller writes the 29-year McKinsey and Co. veteran succeeds Jeffrey Zients, who resigned from the post in May and now serves as …

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Jeffrey Zients Appointed National Economic Council Director

Jeffrey Zients, formerly acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Gene Sperling as director of the National Economic Council. Sperling will officially leave the White House Jan. 1 after four years in that role, the White House said Friday. …

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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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OMB On Track to Sell Excess Federal Properties

According to Government Executive, the Obama administration is successfully pursuing its goal of selling federal real estate with $1.48 billion sold to date. The administration recently released an interactive map of 12,000 properties sold or for sale and introduced a dashboard on Performance.gov that tracks the Office of Management and …

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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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