USDA has 22 CIOs, but Secretary Perdue wants to change that

Fedscoop: Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue plans to perform an ongoing “realignment” of offices within the department in a bid to improve efficiency.

In an announcement last week, Perdue said the realignment is all about making USDA better and more mission-focused. “We are already providing our customers with great service, and our career professionals are among the best in the federal government, but we can be even better,” Perdue said in a statement to employees.

The move comes after the White House in March ordered federal agencies to reorganize and restructure “to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the executive branch.”

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