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Department of Agriculture

Decentralize offices from Washington DC

While there are some positions which can benefit from being physically in the capital, most positions can be moved outside of DC to increase knowledge, productivity and save cost. Currently the trend in DC is to accept a position, work there for short period and then move on to another job. This revolving door tendency creates a lack of knowledge about the current agency and does not motivate one to become vested in the... 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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Department of Energy

More Efficient Construction and Renovations in DC

Ask Congress to Exempt Federal Facilities from the 1910 Height of Buildings Act. The Act states that buildings in the District of Columbia may not exceed the width of the adjacent street plus twenty feet, subject to a number of exceptions. This has limited the size of federal buildings, making them less energy efficient while increasing construction, renovation, and operations costs as large agencies must occupy multiple,... more »

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