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Department of Homeland Security

Operational Budgetting and Fuel Costs

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The current budget model to fund operational units based on operational hours is flawed. While specifically addressing Coast Guard aviation, this concept applies across DHS and DOD. At a typical unit, funding is primarily based on number of flight hours that the unit will fly. The budget is split between operational costs and fuel costs. As an example for a single unit, $3M to operational costs and $7M to fuel costs,... more »

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General Services Administration

Eliminate Mandatory Use of Government Rates When Traveling

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Traveling on the government's dime should not cost more than it does to make travel arrangements on your own. There are instances where the government rate at a hotel is more than a rate offered through other discount programs (like AAA or frequent user programs). There are also instances where booking travel through an airline directly is less expensive than using a contract carrier. Government employees (both Congressional... more »

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