Executive Office of the President

Pull major construction mgt (anything over particular $ threshold) from agencies + consolidate it in the Corp of Engineers

I suggest you... Pull major construction management (anything over a particular dollar threshold) from the various agencies and consolidate it in the Corp of Engineers (or equivalent) in a Federal Construction group. Right now there is redundancy and it is a seller’s market for large contractors when there is a building being added to the National Laboratories. For facilities that house technology, there is merit to ...more »

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Department of Agriculture

Revamp FDA Practices

Investigate and outlaw common FDA practice of FDA officials' seeking and obtaining employment within food and drug industries for which the applicant was instrumental in obtaining FDA approval. (Research shows an FDA emplyee obtained an infuential possition with the Soft-drink industry after they were instrumental in the approval of aspertame.)

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Department of Health and Human Services

FDA Field Offices need access to Image 2000+ for PMA access

Currently Premarket Approval Applications (PMAs) are submitted by industry to the Document Mail Center at the FDA's White Oak campus. The PMA's are then distributed, within the campus, to the appropriate Offices for review and approval. However, before the approval process is completed for a PMA, inspections of device firms related to the PMA must be inspected. Currently when my Field Operations Branch sets up PMA ...more »

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Federal Drug Control Programs

Legalize marijuana

Think of all the problems caused by restricting the use of marijuana. Doesn't it seem odd that cigarettes are far more deadly than this natural plant? I don't smoke it, but seems like a ridiculous thing to put a hold on. We have our prisons flooding with so many misdemeanors and small time crooks, mainly involved with selling/using marijuana. I have never seen a "pot-head" attack someone in a rage; however, I've seen ...more »

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Affordable Housing Program

transfer surplus Federal land to local municipalities to use for responsibly planned low cost green housing

For DOE national laboratory, Veterans Administration campuses, and military installation (DOD) campuses- Identify the real estate required to support the growth plan through 2021, and if a laboratory has no viable plan, transfer the surplus Federal land to local municipalities and manage it by a cross agency panel consisting of HUD, DOE, FDA and EPA to use for responsibly planned low cost green housing, wind farms (where ...more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Save Billions via reformed Adoption, abortion, and organ donation

First, those considering abortions should be made aware of all available adoption and foster care options in their area and the adoption and foster care approval process should offer more incentives to participants. (Simply be increasing: Federal Title IV-E Adoption Assistance) The approval process should also be expedited, rather than taking a year or more for a person to obtain a background criminal and financial check. ...more »

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