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Department of Commerce

Fewer Independent Federal Agencies

There are dozens and dozens of independent federal agencies. Just look at how many there are in the "Agency or Department" dropdown box for the SAVE award.

Some of these agencies are regulators or have some value in independence from a department, but a thorough review should be undertaken to ascertain if any truly need to remain independent or if they could function just as effectively within another organization.... more »

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Department of Defense

Cut the bureaucracy and redundancy

If I counted correctly... there are 174 options to choose from under "Agency or Department" when filling in this form. That's not counting all the sub departments. When you create such an organism in any system, it will always fight for survival, no matter how redundant or outdated it is. It's time to trim the fat. Many government employees will cry about losing their jobs, but since when was it the government's responsibility... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Reducing Redundancy with Refills and Renewals

All outpatient prescriptions (new, partials, renewals, refills, etc.) are dispensed with Patient Medication Information (PMI). PMI is printed information about prescription medicine provided by pharmacy to patients and should be given with ALL NEW prescriptions. This does not include Medication Guides which are required to be dispensed with certain prescription medicines that have serious and significant public health... more »

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Department of Defense

Background Investigation Redundancy

When an active duty employee works for one of the military services (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) a background investigation is conducted to grant a security clearance. Once the clearance is granted, and then the employee later leaves the service and subsequently goes to work as a civilian for the federal government, another similar background investigation is conducted (even though they already have... more »

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Department of Defense

Training Redundancy

When an employee works for a military organization (as a reservist, for example) certain mandatory training is required and is accessed in a specific database (perhaps for that service, such as the Air Force). If that same military employee is also a federal civil servant for another organization, they will have many of the same mandatory training requirements and they will access that identical training requirement... more »

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