DOD workforce is inflated and many are not gainfully employed. In my workcenter, the 20/80 rule applies: 20 percent of the people doing 80 percent of the work. Supervisors are not doing their jobs ensuring the workload is evenly distributed and personnel are earning their paycheck. CUT OUT THE FAT-- including at the top!
Office of Government Ethics
An single electronic OGE-278 and OGE-450 financial disclosure program, available for use by all federal agencies, would improve the consistency and accuracy of financial disclosure reports, while simultaneously reducing timelines and costs. The cost savings would be realized by refocusing the significant staff hours spent on current filing system, and reducing individual agency IT development and support costs for internal... more »
Congressional Reform Act of 2011 1. No Tenure / No Pension. A Congressman collects a salary while in office and receives no pay when they are out of office. 2. Congress (past, present & future) participates in Social Security. All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the Social Security system immediately. All future funds flow into the Social Security system, and... more »
Make Government Officials pay for their own benefits 401K, Pensions, Insurance, Transportation etc.
How much money could be saved if politicians were in the same boat as Citizens?
Let us not just comply with paper reduction- let us get it done. My section alone (about 20 perople) uses almost 500sheets of paper a day with more than half going in the burn bag. Now there is appox. 450 persons in this contact center- that's a lot of waste just because we're use to doing things this way. Let end the talk and excuses and do away with such waste.
Face it, it is not working!
Government employees are waiting to pick up work at home hopelessly, contractor is a fast and wasteful and lazy way to get man power, big spending in billions of dollars in wars and FEMA and jobs aren't completed is the government failure, who can take the corrective actions? Speak out, some of you; this is our country!
Government-mandated income restrictions on apartments and other types of rentals limit economic growth. If building managers are forced to limit what they accept as rent, they are limited to the quality of housing they can provide as well as their own income. Forcing out higher-paid individuals to pay higher rent or move elsewhere also restricts funds that could be flowing into other parts of the local economy and sustaining... more »