2012. President Requests Reorganization Authority. InterAgency Journal Vol. 3, no. 1 (February): 47. https://thesimonscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/IAJ-3-1-pg47.pdf (accessed 22 February 2012).
A section from the InterAgency Journal regarding the request to Congress by the President for the authority to reorganize and consolidate certain areas of the government. This is essentially a request to reinstate authority that Presidents enjoyed from 1932 to 1984. The President proposes to consolidate six agencies into one more efficient department to promote greater competitiveness for exports and business. This announcement is important because it represents greater visibility and potential attention towards interagency issues.