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Legislative Branch

Election Day a National Federal Holiday

The USA is a Republic. However, on Election Day the citizens of this country have to find time before or after work in order to exercise their right to vote. Citizen’s work schedules may make it difficult to near impossible for them to make it to polling stations during the specified voting times, and missing work to vote is oftentimes frowned upon by employers (not openly, of course) . Shouldn’t something that is... more »

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Department of Defense

Refine/Consolidate the Federal Govt Security Clearance Process

Refine the Federal security clearance process by establishing (1) federal agency responsible for adjudicating all federal security clearance investigations government-wide. I recommend the entire security clearance operation be transferred to the Department of Homeland Security. Homeland Security will have direct IT access or work with various Federal agencies and local law enforcement to complete the entire adjudication... more »

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Department of Defense

COMBINE ALL MILITARY UNDER ONE

COMBINE ALL MILITARY UNDER ONE NAME, JUST HAVE THE DIFFERENT AREA BRANCHES, LIKE AIR, WATER, LAND, ETC. EASILY IDENTIFIED IN ONE UNIFORM, ETC. THIS WOULD SAVE ON SATIONARY, HIGH PAID EXECUTIVE COSTS, TRAVEL COSTS, ETC. THINK OF THE MONEY SAVINGS!

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Department of Homeland Security

Replace Several IT Devices with Smart Phones

All employees whose duties require field work or a significant percentage of travel are issued a number of devices that can be consolidated into a signle purchase of a smartphone. For my job as a Vulnerability Assessment Team Lead, I was issued a laptop, air card, Blackberry, vehicle Global Positioning System (GPS), hand-held GPS, flashlight, camera, and a backpack and Pelican case to hold all of it. This totals 7 devices... more »

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Social Security Administration

Civil Service Management Qualification Act

To improve the civil service over all departments and agencies, guarantee competence.

GS-15's get to a salary ranking at the 98%ile on the distribution of compensation published by the SSA Actuary (http://mwww.ba.ssa.gov/cgi-bin/netcomp.cgi?year=2009). Just add one sentence to Title 5, the Civil Service statutes:
"As of 1 year from date of enactment, no person shall be appointed to, NOR REMAIN encumbering any management... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Central system for Time & Labor recording

My idea is to utilize one (or few) central system(s) for as many Federal components as possible to record their employees' time in a work status. For instance, every TSA employee could swipe their PIV I.D. card in/out at any airport to record their Time & Labor info. ( bi-weekly time sheets). Then the burden would be removed from the individual employee in recording/reporting his time worked, thereby freeing him to... more »

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Department of Commerce

Email Only! Handouts of Presentations

Every day government employees create engaging power point presentations, The common practice now is to print out enough handouts for all attendees. This is often binders full of reports, etc. I propose that the new "norm" consist of paper free presentations. If attendees would like to request the presentation, they can do so via email. Then the presentation can be emailed to them as a pdf that they can read on... more »

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