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Department of Veterans Affairs

Electronic FOIA

Since we are already preparing the Veterans “Claim files” for copying when requested, why not scan the file instead. Scanned files can be put into virtual temporary folders then saved as a PDF on CD’s. The 2 directions you can use this is once the files has been scanned you can keep 1 disk in a protective envelope with the date scanned to keep in the “C-file”. File the CD down in date order for future use when d1bc... more »

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Department of Agriculture

Encourage frugality by no longer basing budgets on expenditures

The theme in the Federal government is that every Agency, Service, Program, office, etc. must spend every dollar of their current budgetary allotments, or else their budgets will be accordingly decreased the following year. This encourages wasteful year-end spending and discourages frugality and savings; everyone knows they will be punished with lower budgets if they don't spend all of their allotment. This goes all... more »

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