The New Mexico Government Restructuring Task Force aimed to identify methods to increase efficiency, improve service delivery, and reduce overall government costs.
Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched a committee to examine the potential for the city of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois to combine efforts to reduce costs, streamline resident interactions, and enhance service provisions between the two vicinities.
Stemming from the drastic financial impact of the most recent economic crisis, the City of Cleveland Management & Efficiency Study focuses on financial and operational constraints related to the city’s General Fund operating budget.
Upon taking office, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. sought effective and modern ways to improve state government operations, and subsequently launched the Colorado Government Efficiency and Management (GEM) Performance Review to outline potential efficiency improvements within the Colorado government.
The Blueprint for a Transition to Performance-based Budgeting was prepared after Los Angeles faced unprecedented budgetary challenges following the national economic crisis.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s aspirations to make city government more efficient led to the Maximizing Efficiency in the New York City Government report, which presents a concrete plan to save taxpayers millions of dollars and prepares New York City to properly operate in the 21st century.
The report stems from a Congressional provision for GAO to annually identify federal programs, agencies, offices, and initiatives that overlap in mission and service provisions.
The nineteen Albany County local governments involved in the Government Efficiency Plan devised a countywide collaboration to enhance service agreements and mergers between the county’s local governments and special districts.
In response to the need to fill a projected gap in infrastructure funding, city of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed launched a commission to identify cost-saving strategies within Atlanta’s government.
The Connecticut General Assembly created the Commission on Enhancing Agency Outcomes to mitigate the state budget deficit. The commission’s report was presented to the General Assembly and Governor Dannel Malloy with outlined goals to reduce state costs and enhance the quality and accessibility of state services.