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Department of Energy

IT Development

Many government agencys have duplicative IT development efforts going on within their Agency because the Agency's CIO does not have the authority or responsibility to oversee all Agency IT development efforts.

Make each Agency's CIO responsible for all IT development within the Agency. The CIO would receive all the Agency's IT funding. All IT efforts would have to be approved through the Agency's IT Configuration Control... more »

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Social Security Administration

Evaluate those on SS to see if they can work...

Some people getting a check can surely work. Maybe create programs that would produce something like a sheltered workshop for them to get there check or eliminate their check all together.

Just having people show up and learn for 2 hours a day would be something they could do. They could be educated on responsible spending, dietary needs, etc. The better they take care of themselves the better the less they would... more »

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Department of Energy

Sustainable Energy Technologies(SETs) use in USAID, et al pgrms

As we distribute aid to developing and post-conflict nations, ensure Sustainable Energy Technologies(SETs) (ie. non-fossil fuel resources) are introduced during re/construction. Department of Defense and its Armed Services are already serving as models for those communities. Do not let our Soldiers', Sailors', Air Force's and Marines' efforts go to waste. The resulting revenue from US contracts to provide SETs will... more »

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Department of State

Designate one lead agency for international development

President Obama should designate one lead agency for international development to avoid costly, contentious and time-consuming interagency coordination and potential duplication of activities. For the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, for example, the staffing and level of coordination needed for 5 or 6 different government agencies working on HIV in a single country is incredibly time consuming and wasteful.... more »

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