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Privatize Driver's License Offices.

Privatize the Department of Driver's Licensing testing centers. These offices are highly inefficient to the point where a 3 - 5 hour wait is almost expected on certain days just to renew, let alone take a simple test. The online renewal process should be maintained but the physical testing locations should be privately operated either by state licensed driving schools or a separate company. This would allow more locations ...more »

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Change your font.

The University of Wisconsin estimates it saves 30% of its ink costs after changing its default font. An efficient font uses less ink to print letters while often being unnoticed by the populace. This update could apply immediately for office printing and be rolled out over time as new preprinted forms are produced.

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/03/25/national/main6332801.shtml

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Purchase Savings

Eliminate contracts with vendors. Our state agency spends significantly more money for products due to our exclusive vendor contracts than we should. We have had to buy the simpliest items, pencils and pen, up to computers and monitors for prices significantly higher than we would if we just purchased it at a store or through Amazon. It is insane that we cannot purchase items like regular consumers and get things at fair ...more »

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