“President Trump proposed many significant reforms to federal agency programs and operations in his fiscal 2021 budget, offering a path to slash $4.4 trillion in spending over a 15-year period.
He identified more than 60 programs and agencies for elimination, which would result in $28 billion in savings next fiscal year. The administration would slash another $20 billion by reducing spending on existing initiatives.”
“Some agencies would fare well under Trump’s blueprint, adding staff and seeing record windfalls. The White House suggested fewer staffing cuts than it has in previous years, though some agencies—such as the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency—would still see dramatic cuts.”
“The administration continued to push the reorganization plan it released in 2018, which Congress has largely rejected. Some agencies are still seeking authority to shift functions around, however, arguing it would help them focus on their core missions. Other initiatives may not need legislative authority at all.
Here is a look at 11 of the most significant agency reforms included in the budget…” Read the full article here.
Source: 11 Major Agency Reforms in Trump’s 2021 Budget – By Eric Katz, February 11, 2020. Government Executive.