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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save Paper Instantly

Recommend that every government printer is defaulted or set (by respective IT offices) to print double sided. This will provide the government an instantaneous savings – a 50% cost savings of all the paper we use.

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Leverage US Postal Service – Save Money

Why are we not using the US Postal Service?

 

Why are we using UPS and FedEx to ship packages, when we have the postal service that is perfectly capable to handle our needs?

 

Not only will using the US Postal Service save the government money, but I believe that the US Postal Service will do an even better job than their commercial competitors that we are currently using.

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Centralized Veterans Hearing Scheduling - Virtual Docket

Recommend to schedule, process, and manage virtually (via “Virtual Docket”) all Veterans hearings that are requested before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA). Currently the BVA processes over 18,500 hearings annually.

The anticipated cost saving for the government is an estimate three million dollars.

The BVA relies upon the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) 57 Regional Offices (ROs) to schedule BVA Video and... more »

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