Common sense government: works better and costs less

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The Review, 1995 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
People said it couldn't be done. When President Bill Clinton announced in March 1993 that "the federal government is broken and we intend to fix it," old hands in Washington, D.C., shook their heads. You'll never fix the federal government, they said. Been there, done that, doesn't work. When he announced a governmentwide initiative to reinvent government called the National Performance Review, the skeptics raised a collective eyebrow. And six months later, when the National Performance Review's first report- From Red Tape to Results: Creating a Government that Works Better and Costs Less the blueprint for reinvention-was published, they sighed.

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Politician and businessman Al Gore was born on March 31, 1948. In 1969, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Harvard College. He represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1977-1985 and the Senate from 1985-1993. He was Vice-President of the United States from 1993-2001. He is currently the president of Current TV, chairman of Generation Investment Management, director on the board of Apple Inc., and senior advisor to Google Inc. He lectures on the topic of global warming awareness and prevention and starred in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which won the 2007 Academy Award for Documentary Feature. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their efforts to educate others about climate change and to find ways to counteract it.