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Executive Office of the President

Wasted man hours and suggestion time

utilize deduplication software to seek out and eliminate duplicate entries at this site. There are likely thousands or tens of thousands of man-hours spent on this site looking at duplicate entries. From my observations, though there may be subtle differences in many suggestions, roughly 60% of entries (such as lighting, travel policies, benefits, etc) are duplicate or similar entries. Even by having an individual... more »

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Department of Justice

Inmate Work Requirements

Prisoners should have to work off their incarceration expenses: room and board, meals, clothing/laundry, electricity, heating/cooling, water for showers, waste disposal costs, health care, etc. No more free rides for having broken the law. In addition, hourly work load is based on a system that considers several factors: criminal record (each subsequent incarceration results in more work hours,) degree of crime committed... more »

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Department of Commerce

Work Smarter. Reduce Redundant Programs between Agencies

Work Smarter. Reduce Redundant Programs between Agencies that are duplicating efforts. Reward Collaboration by applying a percentage of the cost savings back to sharing some inter-agency funding and centralizing resources.
For example, why does a small agency have to spend as much time, effort & funding on organizing a Safety Program as the larger agencies? All the rules & laws apply to everyone. Why can't there be one... more »

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Department of Labor

Federal Work Districts

Establish "Federal Work Districts". Analogous to school districts established to primarily serves residents within "Area", "Federal Work Districts" would enforce Federal Employees to work in Federal offices within a given radius of their Primary Residence. Here in the Washington DC Area would have a great impact on reducing Commute times and Gas consumption.

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Social Security Administration

Allow return to work reports through SSA online services

Instead, on making a claimant call or go into an office to report a return to work, we should allow them to submit that on-line. This would allow a receipt or acknowledgement for the claimant that their return to work has been received by Social Security. It would also allow Social Security to follow-up and timely process this return to work before it becomes an overpayment. Social Security loses millions of dollars on... more »

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