Office of Management and Budget

Prediction

  1. What do you think Office of Management and Budget (OMB) means?

  2. Use Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in a good old fashioned all-American sentence.

  3. Think of an example of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in current events:

  4. Find an image of Office of Management and Budget (OMB):

Fun Fact

Definition

The Office of Management and Budget: is a presidential staff agency that serves as a clearing-house for budgetary requests and management improvements for government agencies.  Mick Mulvaney is the current director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The OMB is par tof the Executive Office of the President.

The Office of Management and Budget should not to be confused with the Office of Banishment and Muggles, nor should OMB be confused with OMD, Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark, an 80s band that the mere mention of will make your teacher blush.

Sentence

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) serves the President of the United States in overseeing the implementation of his vision across the Executive Branch.

Example

White House wants to strip existing infrastructure funds to divert them to its own infrastructure plan

Image

Question

  1. What is the primary job of the OMB?

  2. Who appoints the head of the OMB?

  3. Is there any agency in the US that has a more important job while at the same time, being less well known?