January 7, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has requested federal assistance to pay more than $200 million annually for security for the upcoming trial of five 9/11 suspects, according to a letter made public Wednesday. Bloomberg sent the letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Tuesday, ...[read more]
April 17, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday a proposed finding that atmospheric greenhouse gases endanger public health and welfare, setting the stage for government regulation of the harmful gases for the first time. Announcement of the proposed finding, which was submitted to ...[read more]
March 25, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a Proposal for Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gases Under the Clean Air Act to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), setting the stage for the first ever federal r... ...[read more]
February 27, 2009
by Amelia Mathias
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gave notice to the White House Office of Management and Budget Friday that it was preparing to rescind a Bush administration regulation protecting healthcare workers who refuse to fulfill medical services that violate their moral principles. The ...[read more]
January 9, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
US President-elect Barack Obama on Friday announced his nominations for the top posts in the US intelligence community, designating Admiral Dennis Blair to be Director of National Intelligence and Leon Panetta to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Obama also announced that John ...[read more]
December 12, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was pressured by the White House to lower disclosure requirements for companies storing or emitting 500 or more pounds of toxins, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Wednesday. The White House Office of Management and Budget ...[read more]
March 26, 2007
by Brett Murphy
David Stockman, former director of the US Office of Management and Budget during the Reagan administration, was charged Monday with conspiracy to commit securities fraud and making false statements. The indictment, which also listed three others as charged, relates to his time spent as CEO of ...[read more]
January 30, 2007
by Brett Murphy
US President Bush has signed an executive order that places a White House-appointed policy administrator in all federal agencies responsible for developing and enforcing public health and safety, environmental, and civil rights policy. Under the order, which will affect groups such as the ...[read more]
July 11, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
President Bush again urged the US Senate on Tuesday to pass legislation allowing him to use a line-item veto to weed out what the White House has labeled wasteful spending. In White House remarks on the Office of Management and Budget's Mid-Session Review for 2006, Bush called for the Senate to... ...[read more]
December 7, 2005
by Chris Buell
A nonpartisan group that tracks the records of federal government personnel has sued the Bush administration for withholding the names and job information of about 900,000 civilian employees. The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) filed a complaint Tuesday under the Freedom of ...[read more]

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