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Combine Requests for Information to our Customers: i.e. Return Census and Tax Forms Together

The same information is often requested from multiple agencies (name, address, dependents, and income). Where possible combine forms across agencies to consolidate the requests we make of our customers.
Immediate benefits will include:

• Consolidate requests to our customers
(in 2010 we submitted our tax and census requests within weeks of each other)
• Reduce duplicate envelope cost, a more “green” approach
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Save Millions, STop Waste and Abuse of Time and Attendence (formerly) CREATE AN INTERFACE BETWEEN HSPD (COMPUTER SIGN-IN) AND WE

CREATE AN INTERFACE BETWEEN HSPD (COMPUTER SIGN-IN) AND WEBTA

Suggestion: Create an interface between WEBTA and HSPV that automatically tracks when a person a person is logged into their system and approved leave slips.

How it would work:
(1) When a person logs into their system at the beginning of the day the system would look to see if they arrived on time. If the person did not arrive on time the system would... more »

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Save Hundreds of Billions of Tax Payer Dollars

Stop the Use-It-Or-Lose-It budgetary protocol. Frantic spending is rampant nearing fiscal year's end, like clock-work, every year, in every department of every branch of the government and military. I remember my mother saying she had to use the balance of her budget or she wouldn't see would lose it for next year. That was over 40 years ago. If money is going to be spend, it needs most to be spent on justifying the... more »

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Reduction of wasted supplies and equipment.

I suggest that the government, at either an agency level, or even a government wide level create an in-house "CraigsList" type of system. The initial system would be used to identify existing supplies that are no longer needed by the office that has the item(s), and offering such supplies to other government offices that are in need of that specific item. A good example would be that in my office, we just put in an... more »

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