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Since elected officials ultimately have the say on taxes, spending, and so forth it should be absolutely required that these people have not only a fundimental understanding of economics, but have a basis for their arguments on how to spend money. I think this can cut spending and bring about a more responsible financial nation than any minor scraping of nickles and dimes.
When working in IT, a huge amount of time is wasted just sitting around waiting for trouble tickets. I think this process could be reformed, saving millions for the government. Rather than having staff come in at an allotted time and some days, waiting for an issue to happen, make this purely a 'come in as needed' program. This way, IT personell can have the option of being on-call at all hours for a reduce pay. I think ...more »
Often time in the voting booth, the average and somewhat underinformed voter is taken by surprise with a vote of a measure they haven't heard about. This often means that the time to consider the implications one way or the other, is extremely limited. As we have seen in California, since the death penalty was reinstated it has cost taxpayers $308million per execution. I strongly believe people will make a more well informed ...more »
Information, particularly on background checks, investigations, and so forth should be shared throughout government. Having bounced around to several different government agencies (sometimes only months apart, due to the nature of work), having investigation after investigation in such a short time frame is quite simply a waste of money. Allow government agencies to communicate this. There is no reason why someone who ...more »