Why must agencies use expensive contactors for things like office supplies and travel arrangements? For example, it is back to school time. I can save our agency thousands of dollars by buying office supplies in bulk this time of year. Why can't the government be smart consumers and bargain shop like the rest of americans? Why do we have to pay full price while others can buy things on sale? Why must I pay twice ...more »
Railroad Retirement Board
Cut costs by combining offices and manpower. SSA and RRB both provide services to the American public on very similar programs. Many rules and regulations overlap both programs. If the agencies were combined, we could save on building space, operation budgets and personnel. Why have two agencies that provide basically the same service to public? The cost effective measure would be to combine them and save taxpayer ...more »
Many man hours are wasted on juristictional questions and realigning widow benefits. Let's give up the ghost and combine these agencies.
Eliminate pay in plans for Railroad members to contribute towards a retirement benefit plan for their spouse. Only employees should receive retirement benefits.