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Legislative Branch

USE WEBCAMS to SAVE TRAVEL DOLLARS and IMPROVE COMMUNICATION

Install webcams and associated communication software on government and contractor computers in order to save travel dollars, and have remote face-to-face communications. This is an effective way for geographically dispersed people to interact. This mode of communication is particularly useful for people who have hearing loss and rely on speech-reading (viewing the lips, tongue, and jaw) and non-verbal communication (facial... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Hearing Aids for All Veterans

Provide free hearing aids to any veteran who needs them regardless of why. VA spends millions on C&P exams and medical opinions with very unfair results because depending on the examiner, some will say the hearing loss is related to service (a 80-year-old man 40 years after discharge) and another examiner will take the same set of facts and say it can’t be related to service because it manifested so long after discharge.... more »

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