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Methods of Streamlining Government

Former Vice President Al Gore launched a "reinventing government" initiative during the Clinton Administration that sought to streamline government procedures and processes, and also sought to reduce duplication in government personnel. This is hardly a new concept, as almost every presidential administration has sought to discover more efficient ways of delivering government services. What ways, if any, would you suggest to streamline the way government does business? Would you outsource key government services? Should government hire less? Should pay be tied to performance in the public sector? Or, on the contrary, do you think there needs to be a wholesale reinvention of the way government does business? Feel free to be creative and to imagine ways you think government could be reinvented in the modern age.

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One way to streamline the way government does business, is for government to stop paying outrageous prices for the goods and services that it purchases from the private sector, such as $400 hammers, etc. In ...