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Legislative Branch

Cut paper usage in half

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Set the default printer settings on all government printers to duplex printing, instead of simplex. Printing on both sides of the page, obviously, would reduce paper usage by half. If this was the default, on every printer in the Federal Government, we would save hundreds of thousands of dollars, every year, on paper alone. Because we would be reducing the weight and volume of so many printed documents, we would also... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Efficient Tort Claims Billing for Regional Counsel

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I propose that billing for tort claims for personal injury claims not be mailed by UPS. Instead of mailing personal information and bills by UPS (which is very costly to the government), I suggested 2 printers be installed in Regional counsel offices. Bills can be printed directly to the Regional Counsel (RC) Office via a network printer. The printers would be secure, since the RC offices are secure. Also, the cost of... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Shared use/shared cost cell phones

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Currently many employees use a government owned cell phone in the performance of their jobs. As these devices are for work use only these same employees also have personal cell phone. Nobody really needs to, or want to, carry around two devices at all times. What I propose is to combine these devices under a share-cost billing structure. The government pays for a portion of the bill and the employee pays the rest.... more »

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