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Legislative Branch

Subsidize personal smartphones for a dual business use

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Instead of purchasing Smartphone’s/data plans for those of us who travel it would be cheaper for the government to pay a portion of our bill and set up an alternate number (via google voice, skype, etc.) that can be used to answer business calls. We can also use our existing data plans for business work if the need arises. I have a blackberry and use the data plan RARELY (meaning 1or 2 times a year), yet they pay for... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Replace Several IT Devices with Smart Phones

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All employees whose duties require field work or a significant percentage of travel are issued a number of devices that can be consolidated into a signle purchase of a smartphone. For my job as a Vulnerability Assessment Team Lead, I was issued a laptop, air card, Blackberry, vehicle Global Positioning System (GPS), hand-held GPS, flashlight, camera, and a backpack and Pelican case to hold all of it. This totals 7 devices... more »

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