Memo on Administrative Flexibility, Lower Costs, and Better Results for State, Local, and Tribal Governments

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mo dated 2/28/2011 from President Obama to Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies regarding Executive Order 13563 on analysis and retrospective analysis of regulations,  instructs agencies "to work closely with state, local, and tribal governments to identify administrative, regulatory, and legislative barriers in federally funded programs that prevent [them] from efficiently using tax dollars to achieve the best results for their constituents". The goal is to simplify and harmonize requirements, including reporting requirements, to reduce costs while achieving desired results. OMB is to provide written guidance in 60 days.