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Department of Defense

Alternate Work Schedule & Telework Mandate

With roughly two million federal civilian employees, of which 15% (~300,000+) work in the Washington DC Metro area, demand put on the daily infrastructure (I-66, I-95, etc) is substantial. Currently, most personnel would work a normal 40 hour work week (5 days x 8 hours). If an AWS (Alternate Work Schedule) was put in place, where each employee would work eight, 9 hour days and one, 8 hour day per pay period, this would... more »

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Department of Agriculture

Consolidate Regional offices

There are many, many regional offices across the country. Why not follow the recent lead of the Census and start moving to a 21st century model that relies much more on telecom (which is more cost efficient for taxpayers and convenient for consumers) rather than brick and mortar. Let's make as many regional offices "virtual" as we can -- and where we need a physical presence let's merge various agency regional offices... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save paper (extra copies for VSOs)

Veteran Service Organizations (VSO) receive copies of correspondence that is sent to the veteran by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). With the move toward transparency in government the VSOs have been granted access to VBA computer systems that contain copies of these correspondence letters. In a recent VSO briefing to the Seattle Regional Office the VSO representative informed us that they don't keep the... more »

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