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Department of Commerce

Patent & Trademark Office

As there is this big push to get out of regulating business. Let's get rid of the Patent & Trademark Office. If business is so good at self regualting and policing, let them handle these issues themselves as well! This is not something the government should be involved in.

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Social Security Administration

Responsible Pain Free step toward Social Security Solvency

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Under current rules when a person is approved for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income benefits they are automatically scheduled for a medical review in 3, 5, or 7 years. As an agency we save $7 dollars for every $1 we spend completing such reviews. Even knowing this fact, these reviews are often the first thing deferred or eliminated when budget cuts are made allowing individuals with... more »

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Department of Defense

Modifying Travel Per Diem Entitlements

There is an average amount (or more appropriately, percentage of the maximum) employees spend on travel expenses. This amount is almost certainly extremely close to the maximum allowed (or 100%), and certainly not the minimum possible. Employees should be compensated for spending less than this average amount, for instance, 50% of the savings. As an example, if I spend $60/night at a hotel instead of the average $90/night... more »

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Pro Rate Privatized Housing Based on Quality

Instead of Privatized Housing offices getting a Service Members full BAH allowance, prior to this all available housing should be reviewed and analized by Federal Governement Housing Officers to compare the quality of housing available on every installation to those in the immediate civilian sector. Cost analysis should then be determined to see what the true market value of the Post or Installation housing is. New... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Stop paying to advertise public assistance

I see advertisements for public assistance programs everywhere it seems and I can't seem to understand the logic behind it. There is no competition and the necessary contact information is in the phone book, if you still use one, as well as online.

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