The White House is reportedly preparing a new executive order that will require federal agencies to quickly draft plans for improving how each agency meets its mission.
The draft order includes a list of elements that agencies need to include in their plans, including programs that are duplicative and assessments on whether state and local governments or the private sector could do the work better, according to Federal News Radio.
President Trump signed an executive order last month freezing federal hiring, and has vowed to downsize the federal government and discretionary spending.
The Senate earlier today narrowly confirmed Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) to head the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Mulvaney’s reputation as a fiscal hawk suggests he will play a critical role in carrying out the administration’s plans to reorganize the federal government.