Executive order promotes accountability

Johnson, Clay
November 2007
Hill;11/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 137, p22
The article reports that President Bush has charged the federal agencies in a new executive order to use their skills to serve American citizens better in the U.S. According to the author, the heads of the agencies will be held accountable in ensuring that every program's goal have clear, aggressive and outcome-oriented targets, specific plans and targets for reducing the cost of achieving them. He added that the executive order formalizes the federal government's commitment to transparency.


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