Obama Announces Plan to Cut Government Waste, Identifying $33 Billion So Far

Obama Announces Plan to Cut Government Waste, Identifying $33 Billion So Far

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Obama with Federal Register, printed dailyPresident Barack Obama announced a new effort Monday to eliminate government waste, citing as an example the daily printing of the Federal Register, which has been available on the Internet for years.

He said some of the cuts aren’t big, like duplication among federal websites, but so far his administration has identified $33 billion in savings for this year alone, including thousands of surplus federal buildings he hopes to begin selling off.

“And we’re not finished,” Obama said.

(READ the AP story from the Seattle P-I)

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