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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Charge for scanning FOIAs and cancelled FOIAs

This agency currently does not charge for scanning FOIA information or work done on cancelled FOIAS. A person can spend hours on a FOIA that is almost complete, and will not be able to charge for any of the costs if the requester cancels before completion. If you cancel a work request with any other business, they are going to charge you for work already done. Requesters are allowed to ask for documents in electronic... more »

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Postal Service

COMBINED POSTAL SERVICE W/CENSUS AND IRS

1st of all i dont understand why the postal service is required to turn a profit and pay for itself when so many other GOV agensies have no way to do so themselves.
2nd I think it would be prudent in this day and age to combined the Postal Service with the Census and allow them to share information so we can have a more accurate census without spending so much money to have folks walk around doing so when we already... more »

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Department of Defense

FIRE LAZY before Reduction in Force (RIF)

If you’re going to reduce the FORCE make sure you get rid of the right ones (lazy) first. Doing more with less with less productive people just does not make any common sense. I’m talking both civilians and military. Start with ranking all those annual reports/people and get rid of the low performance. We spend millions of man-hours creating these annual reports on performance but never use them when we get rid workers.... more »

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