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Legislative Branch

Create Department Savings Accounts

I would like to propose that we establish savings accounts for government agencies and revamp the underlying legislation for how agencies execute their budgets to obviate the necessity for government agencies to spend against a "use or lose" paradigm.

The "use or lose" attitude inhenertly present in every government budget mis-incentivizes the government to continue to funnel money into archaic and ineffective programs... more »

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Legislative Branch

Day for Day Pay Loss Until Budget Approved

For every day beyond September 30th that the Government Budget is not approved, all Congress members (House and Senate), the President, and his cabinet will lose a day’s pay without the ability to re-gain that pay. In any other job you are required to make decisions and stick to deadlines. Because of their inability to come to a resolution on the budget in a timely manner, often waiting until the last day or two to implement... more »

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