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(@gregelin)

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Website for Publicly Thanking Specific Civil Servants

We need a website where citizens can publicly thank civil servants for taking the extra step. Citizens who had a good or outstanding experience with a civil servant (or elected official) would be able to go to the site and put in a commendation. The commendation would automatically route (as appropriate) to the individual as well as the individual's supervisor. In addition to creating incentives for government employees, ...more »

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(@rstrother)

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Provide Incentives to Promote Disclosure

The president should make transparency a factor in federal employee performance evaluations where it is a part of the job description. Changing the culture of government to be more transparent will require direct individual accountability for employees and supervisors and recognition of work to improve transparency. Too often in the past, information requests have been denied, new online tools delayed, and information ...more »

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(@evloft1)

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Transparency

this is just another example of the total lack of transparency from this administration. His birth certificate, pending legislation, his refusal to open all information about enhanced interogations the information that we Gleaned from the use of it. I believe that in the end this administration will one of the more ethically and morally challenged administrations.President Obama will go down as just another socialist ...more »

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(@photosrme)

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Tie Performance Appraisal to Deficit and Debt-Reduction

Currently: The system of budgeting rewards empire building. More resources, more people, more equipment, more support -- more money budgeted. The system also encourages politicians to spend more money to effectively pay-off voters to re-elect them. ---------------------------------- Future: The system should be setup to reward those who come-up-with or do lower their departments spending, thus lowering the budget ...more »

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(@young.cheryl.k)

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performance measures

What performance measures are necessary to determine the effectiveness of open government policies? o How do businesses determine the effectiveness of their policies? Increased sales. Improved market share. BBB reports. Stockholder satisfaction evidenced by stock purchases. When we have to beg for money to fund our bad financial policies, it is pretty obvious that we are not doing it right. o GDP increases without ...more »

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(@kirkemerson)

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Revise Information Collection Request requirements to encourage feedback on collaboration in the field.

The Paperwork Reduction Act requires approval by OMB of most government requests for information from people who are not in government. This can be a lengthy and cumbersome review process and tends to discourage agencies from seeking outside feedback from stakeholders and the public on the performance of public outreach and engagement efforts(be they meetings, hearings,dispute resolution efforts, consensus building, ...more »

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(@dragonmaster)

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Education evaluation and over hall

There needs to be and independant evaluation of the education systems Covering everything from teaching methods and systems, Building costs and maintainence, Administrative practices, evaluation of pay including bonuses, and extra cirricular expenses. Along with test scores. And compare all of that to a home school, charter school, Adult education,early childhood education, private school, even colledge, graduate school, ...more »

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(@dbw000)

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Rebuilding Project Assessment by Overseas Beneficiary Neighborhoods

It has been said that the total dollars lost in rebuilding Iraq is greater than that lost in the Madoff Scandal. No-bid contracts characterized the reconstruction program, money was lost without a trace. To assure that reconstruction funds do good for their intended neighborhoods, we propose a assessment and rating system in which beneficiary neighborhoods must sign off before final payment to the contractors helping ...more »

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(@jongalt)

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Anonymous evaluation system

Create an easy anonymous web based method for providing feedback and evaluation on all projects. Every project will have a public tracking number and be web searchable. Those with any knowledge or interest in the project can post public comments and suggestions about it with responses being optional. An independent organization can be responsible for investigating any important items of interest. Evil grows in the dark ...more »

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(@federalgovernmentworker)

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US Patent & Trademark Office should link performance appraisal of managers and FOIA Officers to transparency

The performance of USPTO managers and FOIA officers who seek to suppress information about patent operations that may shed light on corrupt managerial practices -should be judged under their performance appraisal plans as evidence of poor performance. For example, for managers who order destruction of documents such as the manager who ordered the destruction of 2nd pair of eyes lists as revealed in an email released ...more »

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(@jongalt)

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Accountability/Reward Employees

Create a web based accountability and reward system for all employees or organizations which receive federal taxpayer funds using open source web based content management systems to reduce any overhead. For example, allow local citizens to evaluate the performance of employees motivating the lowest performers to improve by being publicly identified, and financially rewarding the top performers for their service to the ...more »

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Fraud waist and abuse, Dep of Energy...

Carter established the Dep. of Energy to figure out how the US could become less reliant on foreign oil and now 20+ years later the US is still very reliant on foreign oil, probably even more so. So why do they exist if they/it cannot get the job done after over 20 years? Is it only strange to me that billions of tax dollars are going into this Dep. and nothing to show for it?

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