Issue Date: January 23, 2012
Obama Calls For Agency Revamp
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for authority to merge six federal agencies with overlapping programs into a single department. The Administration asserts that the move will improve government efficiency and the competitiveness of American companies.
“We live in a 21st-century economy, but we’ve still got a government organized for the 20th century,” Obama said on Jan. 13 at the White House. “With this authority, we could . . .
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