This is one of the first full-scale examinations of the Department
of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiatives that were
launched in 2010 by current Secretary of Defense Ashton
Carter in his previous position as Under Secretary of Defense for
Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.
"FASAB’s mission is to promulgate federal accounting standards after considering
the financial and budgetary information needs of citizens, oversight groups,
executive agencies, and other users of financial statements.”
"Fannie and Freddie are the backbone of the mortgage market in this country. Unfortunately, when they were created, the law allowed them to have very thin capitalization. They could be leveraged up to 100 to 1, if you will—unbelievable leverage.”
As the administration and Congress take actions to address the immediate financial crisis, determining how to place the government's response on a stronger organizational footing is a key step to reducing the likelihood that the nation will experience...
"Presidential Executive Order 13450, Improving Government Program Performance is basically codifying the importance of performance, evaluating performance, demonstrating performance, and using it as part of your planning process."