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Department of the Treasury

Match Federal records against State's Billions in Unclaimed $$

There are billions of dollars that were turned over to the 50 States by Banks, Employers, Insurance companies, Stock companies, etc. all belonging to millions of Americans who forgot they had this money. Match the Federal records (SSN's) of anyone receiving any Federal benefits (SSA, SSI, VA, Medicaid, Food Stamps, etc.), against those of the 50 States holding this Unclaimed Property we could reunite people with billions... more »

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Department of Defense

SAVE MILLIONS PER YEAR BY ELIMINATING WASTED BAH!

There are over 30K mil couples (one mil member married to another) on active duty in the USAF. Both spouses are receiving untaxed Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). One of the member’s is receiving BAH at the “single” rate (i.e. they have a spouse and/or child) rate, while the other is also receiving BAH at the “single” rate. This is obviously necessary, if they are stationed in separate locations. However, if they are... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

FEMA Reimbursement paid to Indian Casinos????

Indian Tribes are an eligible entity for FEMA reimbursement for damages caused by a disaster. This is not the issue. FEMA has in the past paid for repairs to their casinos which is a profiting business and should not be covered by tax dollars for reimbursement of repairs caused by a disaster. The totals are probably in the 100s of millions. A policy change needs to be made and this needs to be addressed.

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