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Department of Defense

Refine/Consolidate the Federal Govt Security Clearance Process

Refine the Federal security clearance process by establishing (1) federal agency responsible for adjudicating all federal security clearance investigations government-wide. I recommend the entire security clearance operation be transferred to the Department of Homeland Security. Homeland Security will have direct IT access or work with various Federal agencies and local law enforcement to complete the entire adjudication... more »

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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 Commerce

Consolidating Federal Statistical Agencies

Currently there are more than 70 federal agencies dealing and/or involved with statistical analysis and data collections. Within the Department of Commerce alone, there are two statistical agencies: Bureau of the Census (Census) and Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). At the Department of Labor, there is another agency, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), performing similar but slightly different statistical functions for... more »

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