Think tank

Center for Effective Government (formerly OMB Watch)

Washington D.C., United States

The organization was formed to open to scrutiny the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which oversees regulation, the budget, information collection and dissemination, proposed legislation, testimony by agencies, and so forth. The organization is a nonprofit research and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting government accountability and citizen participation in public policy decision-making. The organization's focus is on five main areas: (1) budget and government performance issues; (2) regulatory and government accountability; (3) information for democracy and community; (4) nonprofit advocacy and other cross-cutting nonprofit issues; and (5) nonprofit policy and technology. The organization researches and publishes reports and analyses in each of these areas, issues two news periodicals, and manages a range of e-mail list services covering all our issue areas.

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United States

Northern America

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Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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