Showing 4 ideas for tag "government accountability"

Department of Homeland Security

Acronym Changes (OI-HSI and DRO-ERO)

Mr. President,

The thought that you, as Chief Ececutive, would allow Homeland Security to spend upwards of $40MM (so I'm told) to change component acronyms (OI-HSI and DRO-ERO) in the present economy for what appears to be the sake of "branding" is inexcusable. All of the badges, logos, uniforms, stationary and business cards, signs, powerpoint presentations and materials used to teach, organizational charts, flags,... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Save $300 (M) Million annually by extending some tour lengths

As part of an annual 300 (M) million dollar savings plan, Commands, Assignment Officers and Detailers need to annually solicit and identify eligible military members willing and or able to accept a 12-month tour extension. Target extension goals should be no less than ten percent (10%) of an each assignment year’s (AY) transferring workforce.

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Each year the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department... more »

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Department of Justice

Eliminate Elective Surgeries for Inmates

I have worked in the prison system for over 10 years and I have to question why we spend hundreds of thousands of dollars performing elective surgeries on inmates that have lived with their conditions for years. We could eliminate millions of dollars and cut significant government spending by screening inmates on their initial incarceration and documenting their existing medical conditions. Why is the government responsible... more »

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General Services Administration

Eliminate the ACSI survey and replace with a forum

The ACSI survey is the popup survey that you see when you visit an agency's webpage. But the surveys have way too many questions, it takes too long to do, and agencies are not required to make any changes based on the feedback provided from the survey.

So I suggest that each agency have a feedback page where visitors can post their comments and the agency is required to make these public. So if the agency has a very... more »

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