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Environmental Protection Agency

Bring back the punch clock!

Keeping track of the hours worked of millions of federal employees is an important job. Federal workers do not get paid automatically by salary, although many folks have rigged the electronic timesheet system that way. We can save our nation money by putting in an old fashioned honest day's work, day in and day out. But who is keeping track/ Who is watching? In certain branches a few supervisors are watching, but by and... more »

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End the automatic re-use of Reprogrammed/Unspent Budget Funds

I was raised on a family farm and worked most of my life in the profit/loss world of private industry (only in govt' 10 years), so imagine my astonishment when I learned how government budgets really work.

Currently, government agencies/entities function on annual budgets, that have been built up over years of spending histories. What happens at end/beginning of fiscal years is that HQ offices "finds" additional $'s... more »

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Reduce Cost, Energy, and Time with Electronic Fill-able Forms.

“Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. “ Thomas Edison


Every agency and department in the federal government are well familiar with forms. We use them for Annual Leave, Sick Leave, CompTime, OverTime,... more »

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Drastically Reduce Federal Life Insurance Rates!

A chance to save $650 million per year! The vast majority of active employees can obtain life insurance at far lower rates than what is available through FEGLI. The insurance industry has become much more competitive in recent years, yet working federal employees are not seeing savings. Group rates for a pool with an age distribution similar to the federal workforce should be approximately $150 per year per $100,000 of... more »

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