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Social Security Administration

Consolidated Decision for Disability Claims from VA and SSA

Currently, the Social Security Administration makes a disability determination to determine if an individual should receive SSA disability benefits. In addtion, the Veterans Administration makes a disability determination to determine if an individual should receive VA benefits. Two separate processes to arrive at similar decisions. While there are some differences in the two processes, these differences could be reconciled... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Community Based Emergency Centers - Rail-Safe Harbor

Rapid Respose from FEMA.
Local Employment Construction Opportunity.
Base-sites in communities (e.g. Inexpensive warehouse design, eg. Walgreens size) that are multi-use and spread across the National Rail system to house, treat and/or evacuate populace on a temporary short term basis for a few days before, during or after a disaster event. FEMA heavy resources respond to each location within 6 hours via freight rail utilizing... more »

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Social Security Administration

Ensure No Nat’l Cemetery Burial For Persons Guilty Capital Crime

Require Federal and State agencies make use of the Social Security Administration “Federal Benefit/Prisoner Data Exchange System” to:
(1) provide SSA with prisoner information necessary to identify ineligible persons (e.g., Life and Death Sentences);
(2) determine eligibility for burial in the National Cemetery System or the Arlington National Cemetery;
(3) ensure timely notice is provided to appropriate Federal official... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Complete Disability Payment Overhaul - Save Money Now!

Currently a disabled Veteran can receive disability benefits from 3 agencies - VA, DOD, and Social Security. Need to overhaul the disability payment systems to ensure that the right amount of payment is provided which is difficult since we have 3 agencies responsible to address the payments for our veterans. Why not only 1 agency - the VA manage all veterans disability payments. This will ensure Veterans receive accurate... more »

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