The military ,every year moves hundreds of thousands of members just for career advancement.The taxpayer not only foots the bill for the expensive move but also in the 2-3 months of lost productivity Cut these permanent change of station moves by 2/3. Raise the time on station limit to 6 years before someone can move to another base.
Many agencies print things and provide to the public for free. Start charging for those items. They can still be free on the internet but if someone wants a printed copy or disk they need to pay what it costs PLUS some percentage over cost (50%) for a small profit margin. This would provide a revenue stream not used before.
Shops and codes have a set amount of money a year they can spend on for their budget. Some spend it all at once, which doesn't work well, because when it gets close to the end of the fiscal year, they have run out of many items and don't have the money in their budget to get more, or they have to borrow money. Then other's... more »