The two U.S. federal Hoover Commissions were established by Congress in 1947 and 1953 to study and recommend this.
Changes in government organization
Federal aid to finance secondary education
Ways to prevent hunger
Ways to streamline management of the Hoover Dam
Changes in government organization. Former President Herbert Hoover was asked to chair both commissions. The official name of both was Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government. The first commission produced 273 recommendations, 74% which were adopted. Sixty-four per cent of the second commission’s 314 recommendations were adopted. The total savings to the federal government was $10 billion.
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