Snap-O Fact #71
President Obama Asks Congress To Reinstate Executive Power to Streamline The Government!
President Obama has asked Congress to restore the power of the President to merge agencies and streamline government. This would be a first step in a direction that just about everyone agrees is needed. The streamlining would primarily affect regulations over small business and it would save $3 billion over 10 years. while opening the door for more reductions in the future. The thrust of the President's request is for the merging some federal commerce and trade agencies. One example the President pointed out is that there is one agency for regulating salmon in fresh water, and another has the domain of salmon in salt water.