OMB, Agencies Need to Read the Fine Print in 2016 Budget

Buried deep in the 2016 consolidated appropriations bill passed by Congress late last year to avert another government shutdown there are a number of obscure provisions that have important implications for the Office of Management and Budget and federal agencies. Like a trail of bread crumbs left by some performance-obsessed Hansel and Gretel, they point to a world of improved management.

But the law is over 2,000 pages long, with more details in the accompanying committee reports. So allow me to steer you to five noteworthy requirements for agencies and OMB:

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