OMB RELEASES THE PRESIDENTS BLUEPRINT FOR NEW BEGINNINGS
On Wednesday, February 28, 2001, at 10:15 a.m., the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) will release the Presidents Budget for Fiscal
Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr., Director of the Office of Management and
Budget, will hold a press briefing in Room 450 of the Eisenhower (Old) Executive
Office Building. Treasury Secretary Paul ONeill and Lawrence Lindsey,
Director of the National Economic Council, will also be in attendance for
questions following the briefing.
Members of the White House Press Corps who plan to attend the briefing should be in the
White House Lower Press Lobby no later than 10 a.m. For reporters who do
not have White House press badges please call the White House Press Office
for clearance at (202) 456-2580 or the OMB Communications Office at (202) 395-7254.
Distribution of the budget document, to members of the press displaying
official press credentials, will occur from 8 to 10 a.m., on February 28, at
the Government Printing Office (GPO). OMB will provide one free copy of the
document per news organization. The document will be fully embargoed until
the briefing, at 10:15 a.m., is completed.
Members of the press may purchase additional copies of the budget
document between 8 and 10 a.m., from the GPO Bookstore. Members of the
public may purchase the budget document from GPO after 11 a.m.
Distribution and sales will take place at GPO, 710 North Capitol
Street, NW, Washington, DC. For information on press distribution, call
(202) 395-7254. For information on purchasing, call (202) 512-1800.
The budget document available at GPO is:
A Blueprint for New Beginnings: A Responsible Budget for Americas
Priorities, FY 2002
In addition, the document will be available on the Internet Wednesday,
February 28, at 11 a.m., EST. It will be posted at the GPO Website at the