Replace paper money and coins with rechargeable /reloadable digital money. It stays in my hand the whole time while swiping it at the store. No loose change. No germs from the dollar bills passed from hands to hands. No more counterfeit bills.
While the The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has passed a bill, why wait for it to be further voted on? Why not have the... more »
Create a flat tax for everyone with no loop holes, exemptions, or tax breaks.
Reduce the size of the IRS by at least one half of current staffing, associated offices, and vehicles.
This would create a vast resource of monies for government and remove the associated bureaucracies that weigh this great nation down. It would be a very positive step in getting our nation out of the massive debt crisis.
The Federal Government has tried multiple programs in order to promote the use of the $1 coin (which is far more cost effective than it’s printed counterpart). The only program which is guaranteed to work is to stop making the US $1 bill.
There used to be an annual Savings Bond drive at government agencies, but I haven't seen a campaign in over twenty years. We have annual campaign drives for the CFC, so why not for Savings Bonds? Reinstitute this annual campaign to bring awareness of the benefits of savings bonds to a new generation.
In order to accomodate sound fiscal management with a true and measurable cost savings to the government and taxpayers, while respecting our workers, I suggest that as benefit to the government, employees should be able to donate 16 hours of annual leave per year to the government in lieu of an unpaid 40 hour furlough (should furloughs become neccessary).
How would this benefit... more »
Today, welfare spending is the largest item in the federal budget, standing at $888 out of the $3.6 trillion of the federal budget, that is nearly 25% of federal funds. I believe that instead of giving money to individuals who are not currently working, we should provide them with work in their communities in return for pay and benefits. Government Welfare spending is at an all time... more »