Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States just a few days ago and the 115th Congress took office earlier this month. The new administration and Congress are taking shape, and will soon begin the tough task of leading the nation.
Where might these policymakers—legislative, executive, old, and new—look to start?
Our app helps users quickly find our priority recommendations—those that offer an immediate opportunity to save money and improve government operations across almost every major agency.
Shortly after the election last November, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro discussed our new app, and the other resources we’ve made available for the nation’s leaders. Watch what he had to say:
Tackling the federal government’s biggest issues
With our app, busy leaders can learn about some of the biggest problems facing the nation—and how to fix them—on the go. And the public can find out what leaders should focus on so they can be held accountable.
But the app is only one of the resources we’ve made available to leaders and the public. We have an entire section of our website dedicated to the 2017 transition.
Our transition pages provide information from our High Risk list that calls attention to agencies and programs particularly vulnerable to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement—or in need of total transformation, such as VA health care. We outline why areas are on the list and, more importantly, what needs to be done to get off of it. We update this list at the start of each new Congress and will do so again next month.
And lastly, you’ll want to check out our Management Agenda if you’re interested in the most critical management challenges facing the federal government—including the need to strengthen cybersecurity and improve the nation’s long-term fiscal condition. The Agenda lays out broad problems, and provides specific solutions.
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