Within two months of taking office, President Clinton asked Vice President Gore to do a comprehensive survey of the entire federal government. Vice President Gore answered the challenge with his National Performance Review: Creating a Government that Works Better and Costs Less report, which produced hundreds of specific recommendations and cost savings reforms to improve the federal government and save taxpayers money.
In addition, Vice President Gore continues his work to rebuild and revitalize America's inner cities and rural areas through his leadership role in the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program.
During his eight years as a Congressman and eight years as a Senator, Vice President Gore became a nationally recognized leader in the areas of science, space and technology policy . He continues his leadership role in these areas as Vice President.
Vice President Gore, having first coined the term "information superhighway" 17 years ago, is the recognized public leader in the development of the National Information Infrastructure (NII).
Vice President Gore is a recognized leader on foreign policy because of his mastery of the intricacies of these issues.
When President Clinton signed into law the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 on September 13, 1994, he designated the Vice President as Chair of the Act's Crime Prevention Council.
The Vice President established the GLOBE program to increase environmental awareness among children around the world.
The Vice President is committed to supporting and strengthening America's families and exploring issues of concern to them.