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Department of Agriculture

Use discount travel sites on the internet to save 20-100%

Currently much of the Fed Govnt is required to use GovTrip to book travel. This costs the government between 20-100% more for travel then if the traveller were allowed to simply book their travel thru one of the internet discount travel sites. We all want to save money on travel because then we can use those funds to accomplish our mission.

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Department of Agriculture

Stop giving GS-11's and higher large cash awards at this time

Currently, 1% of a National Forest in a region is allotted very large cash bonus awards for higher GS level employees. A GS-11 or higher could actually get $1000-1500 in one award. Either stop this large amount entirely or reduce it to no more than $100 per award during this economic crisis.

On the same note, raise the taxes on GS-11s and higher AND/OR just allow GS-9's and lower to have their COLA back. The cost of... more »

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