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The December 13th 2018 Senior Executives Association Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit was a day full celebration, thought leadership, networking and professional development education.   More than 500 senior leaders from government, the private sector and academia were on hand to recognize the 131 Presidential Rank Awards and have peer-to-peer discussions.   In addition, distinguished keynote speakers – Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette; Margaret Weichert, Acting Director of OPM and Deputy Director for Management at OMB; and Joseph Heck, Chairman of the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service – discussed their leadership philosophies and recognized the enormous accomplishments of the PRA honorees.

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GAO List of Duplicative Programs to Piggyback on Trump Efficiency Effort

Congress’ watchdog released its seventh annual inventory of duplicative or fragmented programs on Wednesday with a nod toward the reorganization and efficiency effort announced two weeks ago by the Trump White House.

The Government Accountability Office report updating the status of hundreds of past GAO recommendations for cost savings “will be useful as agencies go through the process of streamlining and reorganizing,” Comptroller General Gene Dodaro told a Senate panel. The GAO chief said he had informed White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney that he was sending a letter to all agency heads recommending that they assign “priority attention” to the 29 newly highlighted areas discussed in the 154-page report on “where federal programs or activities are fragmented, overlapping or duplicative.”

The additions included improper payments, refundable tax credits, government purchase cards, hiring, Veterans Affairs medical facility construction, and Defense Department advertising and incentive pay.

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