WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) released the following statements on their bipartisan legislation, the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act heading to the President’s desk.
“Congress has come together in a bipartisan manner to eliminate waste, and make government more effective and efficient,” said Senator Ernst. “Our legislation takes an important step forward in making the federal government more productive and cost-effective by streamlining management procedures to increase accountability, and preventing cost overruns and lax oversight. Taxpayers deserve a more efficient use of their hard-earned taxpayer dollars, and I encourage the President to sign this bill into law, and put these reforms into action.”
“Good management leads to efficient, effective federal programs – and our bipartisan bill will promote improved management across federal agencies,” said Senator Heitkamp. “After working hard with Senator Ernst to get this bipartisan bill across the finish line, it will now go to the president’s desk to be signed into law. The goal of our bill is to reduce waste and save taxpayers money. That’s something we can all agree on. Better managed federal programs that deal with agriculture, energy, and so much more are good news for communities and businesses across North Dakota.”
Click here to read the bill text.
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