Financial Reform

No automatic scholarships for senate or congressional offsping

If federal employees children are not allowed to have automatic scholarships what is so special about the senate or congressional offspring that allows them this wonderful benefit? They should not be given any benefit not afforded to regular employees.

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Department of Defense

Eliminate Congressional Pay for only one term of service

It costs taxpayers millions of dollars and directly contributes to the vast national debt and corruption of all political figures to allow them to vote for their own pay raises and to receive retirement after serving only two to four years in any office under the privilage as being a representative of the people along with having exclusive health care not afforded to any other citizen. Full retirement benefits should ...more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Put Welfare to Work

All of those receiving Welfare should be required to report to the nearest Federal Facility and be placed in working positions in Housekeeping or Ground Maintenance if they are to continue receiving their monthly checks. This will help to balance the budget and will make these individuals feel as though they are making a contribution. No work ,,, No Pay!

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Department of Homeland Security

4 10 hours day schedule

Reducing the work week to 4-10 hour days will save hundred of millions of dollars in a short period of time and billions in the long run, the schedules not neccesary would have to be monday to friday in order to cover the whole week, one suggestion would be to have employees work from monday to thrusday and others from tuesday to friday this will cover the five days with enought personnel to ensure the government is running. ...more »

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Postal Service

Make USPS Shipping a Mandatory Option in Fed Gov't Facilities

USPS Priority and Express Mail are very cost effective and dependable shipping solutions. Yet, USPS is not even available as a shipping option in some federal government facilities. USPS shipping supplies and training should be available to anyone military or civil servant. Granted, not everything can be shipped using USPS, but it should be the preferable option when and where it's most cost effective. It will not ...more »

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EXOP - Office of Management and Budget

Change the End-of-the-Year Spending Policy

The end of the year use-it-or-lose it spending policy encourages wasteful spending while penalizing frugality.

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Legislative Branch

END BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP!!

This is an idea from the 1800s that anyone born on United States soil is automatically a citizen. Other countries do not do this! You have to be born of a citizen to be a citizen. I think ending this practice will basically solve one of the biggest immigration issues we have. The practice of illegal imigrant coming here to have children (aka anchor babies) so that they can stay in this country. Just something to think ...more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Leave Without Pay

Allow employees to take a day off without pay. This will save the Gov't Millions. Those who can afford it, can save their Annual Leave and take a single day off per pay period without pay. Pretty simple request in VistA, and can easily be approved by immediate supervisor.

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Department of Defense

ELIMINATE COMMERCIAL AIRLINE CONTRACT FLIGHTS

There is very little need for GSA exclusive contracts with airline companies that charge the government extraordinary amount for the same flight. Government workers can book their own flights online for hundreds, even thousands less. For example, flights from DAY to DCA are about $1300 while it can be found on Kayak or Expedia for less than $300. Most travel are not cancelled, cancellation fees should be deductible ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Tax Fraud

I work for the IRS. Every day I see accounts that, because of my training, I can easily see are involved in fraud. I also get taxpayers & preparers who admit to me over the phone that the SSN they are using was bought, stolen, etc. You think there would be a way for me to report this to someone in my agency, wouldn't you? You would be wrong. I have been told that I can submit a 3949-A, an Information Referral form, ...more »

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Department of Defense

Welfare

I think everyone that is receiving welfare, should have to go through the same drug screening as the military. If they fail they would lose their benefits. I also think they should re-evaluate everyone on welfare.

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Department of the Treasury

Stop Minting Pennies

Pennies cost twice as much to produce as their value. It is time to stop making more.

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