Elimnate pay steps GS-15 Steps 9 and 10, and GS-14 step 10 (and their pay banded equivalents). This should help to reduce the government's budget. Also, the pay scale for SES employees should be right-sized and tightly linked to results and not just projects. There are many projects without any tangible results that are undertaken.
At the end of the fiscal year Massive Spending is done at Every military base and most likely any agency that has money left over. If they don't their budget is reduced if not it should be. Freeze military and Agency's spending at the end of July. Average their spending by the months before allow that much to be spent in Aug and Sep...Send the rest back to the treasury. We WILL SAVE Billions ...
Eliminate the power of Congress being able to give themselves a pay increase.