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White House Hosting Live Chat This Afternoon

The White House invites you to participate in a live chat about improving government websites today at 4pm EDT.

There are currently more than 2,000 federal government websites. While many of these provide valuable services and information, the volume of government websites can make make it difficult to find authoritative, official information.

In an effort to reduce wasteful spending, government agencies have restricted the creation of new .gov websites and set a goal to reduce number of existing sites by half over the next year. The government will eliminate sites that are no longer needed.

As a first step to understanding what’s working and what isn’t, the White House wants to get your feedback on the existing government websites.

Here’s how you can participate: