With the cut-back of personal why should we keep GSA leased vehicles when they are setting for weeks at a time not being used. I know that there are at least four that have not moved for a month here at the Bureau.
government issued blackberry and computer should only give to people that really needed.I know some people rarely use the government issued electronics.
Stop pork barrel spending.
Stop inmates from receiving tax returns, pensions, VA benefits, etc., at both the State and Federal level.
Cap the limit on family sizes that receive benefits such as food stamps, social security, welfare... more »
In conjunction with the update of security clearance information through the e-governance process, turn re-investigations into a random process. If random testing is good enough for drug testing, why not random re-investigations with data bases that are up-to-date and comprehensive checks of police as well as credit bureau data bases.
I suggest the "Congressional Family Tree" for each member of Congress (Senate and House) be analyzed. (Not the political re-election staff-which should be volunteer or paid by the Congressperson, not the government) Multitasking is the present and future for private enterprise,... more »
We have spent millions of dollars in paying private companies to translate foreign documents, or, to serve as interpreters for our clientele. We could have save all of these expenses by: (1) implementing a plan to use our in-house bilingual employees; (2) establish a procedure to enforce the above plan within each federal agency.
All bi-lingual employees... more »
Along with the effort to go paperless, government offices could switch from their current font to Century Gothic, which can save as much as 30% on printer ink.
Program all vending machines in off hours to turn off lights. Origram all drink vending machines to turn off or at least minimize cooling during off hours.
First - eliminate all account creation for a one time entry to a system.
Second- eliminate a requirement to use the GPO airfare contract for government travel. On average, I could save 1/2 the fare by booking myself.
Increase term of House members so that they are not always concerned with campaigning.
Put the federal budget on the web in a format that allows like/disklike votes and comments on individual line items.