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Department of Homeland Security

Allow civilian employees to carry weapons

Allowing civilian employees to carry weapons into the federal facility that they work (assuming they can legally carry a weapon in the jurisdiction in which the federal facility is located) in would result in significant savings for security and would significantly reduce the likelihood of a successful 'active shooter' style attack on those facilities. Any security guards in place could focus on visitors to the facility... more »

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Department of Defense

Alternate Work Schedule & Telework Mandate

With roughly two million federal civilian employees, of which 15% (~300,000+) work in the Washington DC Metro area, demand put on the daily infrastructure (I-66, I-95, etc) is substantial. Currently, most personnel would work a normal 40 hour work week (5 days x 8 hours). If an AWS (Alternate Work Schedule) was put in place, where each employee would work eight, 9 hour days and one, 8 hour day per pay period, this would... more »

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