Vice President Biden Hosts "Campaign to Cut Waste" Cabinet Meeting

September 14, 2011 | 33:27 | Public Domain

At the White House, Vice President Biden convened a Cabinet meeting to discuss waste reduction at federal agencies as part of the Administration's Campaign to Cut Waste. The Vice President announced a new initiative to fight waste in Medicaid that is estimated to save taxpayers over $2 billion, unveiled new efforts to track state progress in reducing improper Unemployment Insurance payments, and directed each Cabinet secretary to undertake a waste and efficiency review that will target unnecessary, wasteful, and inefficient federal spending.

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