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Department of Health and Human Services

Shipment Fee Will Fund Public/Private Jobs

The U.S. economy is awash in non-compliant and/or illegal products shipped to the U.S. The non-compliant or illegal goods damage our economy by directly competing in markets where U.S. manufactured products that are compliant with federal, local and state regulations are sold. The products that enter the U.S. fraudulently are often disguised, mislabeled as compliant, and dangerous. The federal government spends billions... more »

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Department of Labor

INCREASE JOBS. KEEP business home!

Increase jobs!! Bring back our business

My father and I were talking one day and the topic of unemployment came up. 9.2% of our country is unemployed. This country is I need of help and our brother and sisters are all in feeling the pain. My father and I figured out a way. Most of our main business is overseas. Most of which could be used for those that are unemployed. But the reason they moved out of the country is... more »

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Department of Defense

Libility to Asset

The USG holds about $2.5B in used Naval Reactor Fuel that it intends to store in containers that will cost about $0.5B plus the cost of pads and surveillence etc. This fuel could be reprocessed in existing buildings at Idaho and either saved for future use by the Navy or downblended and sold as commercial reactor fuel. Its a 1000 or more jobs for twenty or more years, it reduces by 10 or more the volume of material that... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Reduced Travel Expenses

Reduce government travel expenses, employee time, fuel consumption, and air emissions by finally establishing a nationwide high-speed surface transportation system. Such a system would also relieve the current traffic burden on both runways and highways, and can offer comparable door-to-door travel times particularly for regional service. Workforce productivity would increase, thereby helping to improve GDP and the overall... more »

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Legislative Branch

Private-Public collaboration to reduce unemployment in the US

It has been recognized that there are numerous jobs available in the public sector but there are not enough workers who are eligible for those jobs. This is primarily because our workers need further training to qualify for those jobs. I suggest that the US Govt should let the private sector know that if they train the individuals who are otherwise acceptable but do not have certain expertise or experience and pay them... more »

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Government Accountability Office

USE UNEMPLOYED VETERANS (60,000)

Many veterans are returning home with physical limitations or returning home with no job to go to. Instead of using a contractor for our security jobs, use our vterans. Many veterans even with physical limitations could sit around and watch a camera for better security. This could save lots of money by doing away with the contractor and contracted employees, less unemployment benefits going out the door!

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General Services Administration

Nation-wide future-smart infrastructure

This idea has savings that are long-term. Our nations infrastructure is failing and it results in costly repairs and lives lost. If we pro-actively invested in a future smart infrastructure we would employ more Americans, and not have to pay the costly repurrcussions like in the Aug. 1, 2007 I-35W Bridge Collapse in Minneapolis, MN.

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Department of Defense

Require the use of FEMP Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Maximum use of the DOE/FEMP ESPCs should be made mandatory (not just a recommendation) to conserve and produce as much energy as possible at all federal sites and buildings. The ESPCs provide “self-funding” and easily-authorized energy improvements but are grossly underutilized and largely unknown in the federal system. The ESPCs were established in the mid 1990s to help federal agencies, sites and buildings upgrade... more »

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Department of Justice

Reduce Flow of Ex-Cons Back to Prisons

Some stats show over 80% of those released from prison end up back in prison within a year. Why? They can't find a job and don't have the skills they need to find a decent job. What to do? We need a Prisoner to Society Transition program. We need a web-based capability that lists available jobs in industry, insentives for industry to hire ex-cons, agencies that are available and that offer services needed by ex-cons... more »

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Department of Defense

Decrease Disability Eligibility/Increase Contribution to Society

There are over 8 million persons receiving SSI with over $4.3 billion spent in just the month of June 2011. This seems excessive. I don't mind helping support someone that is doing their upmost to help themselves. It seems perhaps too many people qualify to receive SSI benefits. I suggest relooking at the qualifications including limiting disabilities to a smaller number of situations (perhaps not including self perpetuated... more »

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Department of Labor

get un/under-employed working to increase the tax base

Save money by paying down the debt, and don't let default happen (or else interest rates rise, and the US debt will crush us!). The equation is taxes on income are source of funding for Govt. Currently govt is working on the wrong part by thinking to reduce Soc Sec, Medicaid, which help people, while ignoring the fact that TWENTYFIVE PERCENT of workers are UN/UNDER-EMPLOYED!! (9% unemployed, 17% underemployed = 26%) Now... more »

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