Department of Health and Human Services

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Free Vacation equals $5 Billion in Savings

Free vacation is something everyone can afford. If each Government employee was required to take five days of unpaid leave (not in place of annual leave) each fiscal year, roughly 2% (approximately $5 Billion) of the Government Payroll would be saved. Some states have directed furlough days (up to 12 days a year) in which state employees are required to take predetermined days of pay without leave. With this option ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

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Contractor Savings Over Months and years

Issue: Break in service to Agency / due to delay in approval Background: There is more than anecdotal evidence that delays of re-upping Task Orders is due to: - COTR Challenges - Errors w/ Paperwork Submissions - Budget Processing - Agency Confirming need Solution: For existing contractors that have contracted with an agency, that are not complete with their support, the approval should be streamlined for additional ...more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

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Reuse of Agency Contract Deliverables

Create a centralized contract deliverable respository that would be made available for reuse by those requesting new contract dollars. The concept would allow paid government work to be leveraged, offer the opportunity for benchmarking with similar work, promote baseline determination if a contract is actually needed, leverage innovative ideas. There are many contract deliverable similiarities internal and external ...more »

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Department of Defense

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Linux, not Windoz

Replace Windows operating system and its Office software with Linux and Open Office. We spend billions on Microsoft products, while others use free Linux and its open source software which is free, faster, and more secure! I use only Linux at home, why can't Uncle Sam? Seven countries are switching to Linux, including Russia. IBM uses Linux. All Apple computers is it. Contracting regs require competition for everything ...more »

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United States Enrichment Corporation Fund

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Cancel the subsidy to USEC

Cancel by legislation and adminstative action, all subsidies to USEC. Eliminate the obvious subsidies, and the hidden ones, like sweetheart deals. USEC was supposed to be in the Private sector, not a continual drag on the body politic.

 

Don't make DOE the "bleeding horse" that keeps getting bled to keep USEC in good shape.

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