Comptroller Hopefuls Tout Reviving Clinton-Era Reviews

Six weeks after he was sworn in as president in 1992, Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore held a news conference on how the federal government was going to follow the lead of Texas. Clinton was announcing the launch of a National Performance Review to scour the federal government for efficiencies and improved services. The initiative was modeled on one run by Texas Comptroller John Sharp

“Under the leadership of Gov. Ann Richards and because of John Sharp’s tireless efforts, the people of Texas have seen first-hand how a new standard can be set for eliminating waste and ...

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