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Department of Commerce

National Weather Service budget like the Post Office- Sell Svc's

The following may or may not be possible.

One way to reduce the NWS 'public burden' budget is to allow NWS to 'charge' for the 'data' it collects and disseminates to the private sector. Currently it does so, free of charge. Prviate Sector (News Agencies, TV/Radio, Internet companies then charge the end-users for the free service that they receive from NWS).

NWS Union may 'stop' this.
NWS Mission is listed below.

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Decrease Negative Cashflow through Advertisement Means

The idea is to grant corporations exclusive advertising contracts at a profitable pricing scheme wherein advertisements originating from the highest bidder are broadcast through government communication networks to the captive audience of government employees seated at data terminals upwards of 10 hours a day during the regular course of exercising their duties.

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$187,000,000 Per Year Saved! OPERATION FREEZE THE INK!

OPERATION FREEZE THE INK! 700 pounds and 10,000 pages is what the average worker will print in one year. A 25-30% reduction of printing by 50-60% of federal workers (1,500,000 FTE) would save $187 million in a year! It's not technology that holds us back, it's the will to use it. Implementing a printing cap would make government workers get creative in how a document is electronically delivered.

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Multi-year funding for operating/maintaining ships

Appropriating multi-year funds to pay for operation and maintenance of Federal ships would save millions of dollars in costs incurred each year. These costs result from our ability to plan and manage being impeded by uncertain budgets and delayed appropriations. This leads to:
- Deferring necessary maintenance that results in catastrophic failures that need expensive repair instead of paying for relatively inexpensive... more »

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