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Department of Agriculture

cell phone expenses

Virtually every person has a private cell phone and many models meet agency security parameters. My recommendation is to have the agency pay the employee $25/month for unlimited work use of a personal cell phone rather than the agency spending $50-$80/month on a separate work cell phone. This benefits the gov't by saving half the cost of the cell plan and benefits the employee by offsetting the cost of their personal... more »

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Department of the Interior

Save By Paying Employees to Use Personal Phones for Government

Most people now have and carry both a personal and a government cell phone. I propose paying a small fee to employees so they will use their personal phone for govenment business and give up their government phone. I personally would be happy to carry only 1 phone and use it for both work and home. The govenment could save money by not having so many cell phone subscriptions. I think some state governments are allready... more »

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Department of the Interior

Allow Personal Cell Phones vs. Gov't Issued Phones

Mimic industry and (except where required for security reasons) allow employees to use personal cell/smart phones for government business. Allows elimination or consolidation of supported infrastructure, support personnel, phone purchases, upgrades, etc. Allows employee to carry fewer devices. Allows nearly all employees to have cell phone access to work. Facilitates teleworking. Reduces the "I left it at the office"... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Savings on unclassified cell phone/laptop/desktop expenses

I propose that the Gov't either gets completely out of the unclas cell phone/laptop/desktop business; or they get completely into the business.

This may sound contradictory, but please read on.

Conservatively, 95% of government employees have a personal cell phone and a personal laptop and/or desktop computer. Similarly, this same population has a monthly bill for cell phone and internet service.

Many U.S. gov't... more »

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Department of Energy

Unused Cell Phones, Air Cards, International Calling Plans

The government should require that any phone carrier automatically close any cell phone or air card account (number) that has not been used for over 30 days. The phone company will continue to bill the government until they are formally notified. If an Aircard or Cell Phone has not been used in thirty days, it is rare that the employee needs the device or can justify the need.

Also, International plans should require... more »

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