Every year all BOP staff are required to take a week of annual refresher training or ART. It creates a lot of scheduling head aches, over time, and other problems all for little gain. The vast majority of what is covered at ART could EASILY be converted to an online format that people could go over at their leisure or in their down time. The amount of paperwork and over time that could be save would be amazing! Could ...more »
All galleries, museums and historic soceities including monuments should charge a minimum entry fee (not labeled as a tax nor charging children less than the age of 5). The costs of security and building maintenance is not cheap. A minimum fee would help bring income in to reduce costs and debt.
Consider use of required art funding to plant use and native plants along side federal highways, buildings, and infrastructure. It currently costs the federal governement millions of dollars to "beautify" federal infrastructure that has to be supported and maintained. Make the "beautification" come through art dollars to create renewable and edible landscaping. Local entities can utilize the fresh results to feed the ...more »