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Department of Transportation

No more sweaters in the summer!

If you check on your closest thermostat in your office, you would find the temperature to be around low 70s. Looking around you would see many of your colleagues wearing knitted sweaters while some even have their personal heaters trying to keep themselves warm, but glancing at the calendar in front of you, you then realize it is actually in the middle of summer!

Simply raising the temperature by 2 to 3 degrees can reduce... more »

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Reduce Travel & Travel Costs by increasing the FTR's TDY radius

Change the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) to increase the Temporary Duty (TDY) travel radius from 35 miles to 60 miles. This change would save money and cause agencies to perform better since:

(1) It would stop the current practice of federal employees in downtown Washington, DC collecting lodging and per-diem reimbursements while attending conferences in the DC suburbs (Leesburg, Frederick, etc).

(2) It would cause... more »

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