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Legislative Branch

Ban Smoking on all Federal Property Grounds (Owned or Leased)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) puts a $3,391 price tag on each employee who smokes: $1,760 in lost productivity and $1,623 in excess medical expenditures. In addition, estimated costs associated with secondhand smoke‚Äôs effects on nonsmokers can add up to $490 per smoker per year. On average, smokers miss 6.16 days of work per year due to sickness (including smoking related acute and chronic... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Benefit Agency Consolidation

The Social Security Administration and the Veterans Benefit Administration share many core processes and both are associated with determination regarding disability benefits. These processes are costly in terms of 1) staff levels, 2) personnel training, 3) administrative staff, and 4) oversight to insure compliance to congressional mandates. Both of these agencies make determinations regarding the level of disability... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veteran Benefit Fraud

Military personnel and veterans along with their families should be protected against future austerity measures brought on by a some of their brothers and sisters who have illegally gained resources and benefits for themselves and his/her families. These individuals have earned the right to expect that the U.S. Government will appropriate review and prosecute any individual found to be abusing the system as this cause... more »

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