Federal Agency Overhaul To Begin With Trade, Exports

Law360, New York (February 1, 2011, 2:59 PM EST) -- Led by first-ever U.S. Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients, the White House is launching its comprehensive organizational overhaul of federal agencies, focusing first on the more than a dozen separate offices responsible for trade and exports.

 

The White House made the announcement in a blog post Sunday, kicking off the wide-ranging reorganization and streamlining of federal operations first announced by President Barack Obama in the Jan. 25 State of the Union address.

The overarching goal of the mission, Obama said, is to make the federal...
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