We could eliminate easily 25 positions in our organization,... more »
Responding to traditional notice-and-comment rulemaking required by the Administrative Procedure Act takes a substantial amount of effort for both the agency and submitters. For each rulemaking, the agency must address hundreds and sometimes thousands of comments submitted by the public to determine if the comment is substantive and whether the comment is the same or similar to that of other submissions.... more »
The CPI should begin collecting prices by webscraping. Webscraping uses automated computer programs to collect data from websites. Webscraping programs... more »
The VA needs to automate the VCAA Letter. The VA asks for the Veterans e-mail address on the initial 526 claim application. When the Veteran has e-mail, we should send the VCAA Letter electronically, with annotation... more »
FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Requests involve copying a paper claim to give to the Veteran or Claimant.
Attorney Copy Requests involve copying a paper claim to give to the Attorney, Veteran or Claimant.
I suggest that we utilize scanners rather than copiers with these requests. We should scan in the paper... more »
In my office, a huge stack of paper pay stubs come in every 2 weeks. With the availability of the myPay web site, we should not still be distributing paper pay stubs.
The myPay web site also maintains the W-2s. There is no use in mailing out these forms each year, with the printing and shipping costs.
The Federal Government would save millions of dollars if paper pay stubs and w-2s were discontinued.