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Department of Homeland Security

One Federal agency repairs home only to be demolished later

FEMA's acquisition of properties under the Hazard mitigation program (HMGP) of properties for which home repair claims have been paid, results in money being wasted. Billions of dollars will be saved in the future if we take corrective measures now. FEMA Individual Assistance (IA) section pays up to $30,000 to uninsured homeowners to repair their homes immediately following a disaster while the National Flood Insurance... more »

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General Services Administration

one governmentwide contract writing system

Now, although each agency uses the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), they populate individual agency contract writing systems at their own expense, which is conservatively tens of millions of dollars per year. These are often custom, proprietary systems and they make our federal acquisition uneven if one agency has had the money to put a new FAR update in their system but another agency lags behind. This is costly... more »

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Department of Defense

Consolidate DOD Acquisition E Business Programs

Consolidating the software systems used in DOD Acquisition will save tax payers money. Administrative processes which are necessary throughout DOD acquisition efforts are duplicated needlessly across DOD Agencies. Branches of the military use different software programs to write contracts for purchasing supplies or services. The electronic document access program (EDA), contract administration database (MOCAS) and electronic... more »

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