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Be smart about election booklets

Every election, a large booklet arrives in the mail. However, there's only about 50% voter turnout. Instead of expensive printing, expensive mailing, and creating more garbage, direct voters to a government website with the same information and produce a fraction of those physical booklets for distribution from official locations. For instance, instead of the booklet, I could receive a postcard for much less cost in ...more »

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No Longer Mail Unemployment Weekly Statements

Currently whenever an individual is receiving unemployment payments they receive a weekly statement basically informing them of how much money was deposited into their bank account and how much money is left in their claim. This statement should not be mailed to individuals who file their weekly claim online; instead the statement should be available online. Many companies, including state agencies no longer mail out ...more »

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