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Department of Homeland Security

Too many employees involved in Cargo targeting

Why do we need Strategic Trade Centers in different parts of the country, each staffed by many employees. Import Specialists, properly trained and chosen can do this, and already do targeting as part of their job (and they go up to Sr. grade 12, not 13 as the International Trade Specialists do). You want statistics, hire a statistician! Officers do targeting! Personnel in the National Targeting Center to targeting.... more »

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Department of the Interior

No more Unnecessary Travel

The Houston Office of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue has audit teams stationed at all the major oil companies performing audits on their royalty payments. For some reason people from other offices get sent here to conduct audits. Can you tell me how crazy that is. You have people who are there everyday doing the same work and we are paying per diem, hotel, and airplane tickets to for them to come down here... more »

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Department of Defense

Require GS pay for federal contractors

All contractors, whether production, services, R&D or otherwise, that charge to a federal contract should be earning no more than an equivalent GS employee. For example, when I was a brand new GS-13 earning $81K/yr, including all locality pay, my job was to negotiate federal contracts with a person, with the same qualifications, at a large contractor who earned $250K/yr plus bonuses and stock options, as verified with... more »

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