Department of the Interior
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) oversees 6,953 facilities. Of these, 4,502 serve the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) including 187 schools... more »
To encourage the telework program, stop subsidies for commuting. To encourage electronic meetings, lower the per diem rate for travel
Supervisory FTOs serve a region and should have their office located in the region they were hired to serve. Instead they are located in Albuquerque and spend money traveling to their region to do their jobs, approximately $300,000 per Supervisor per year in travel $$ x 6 Supervisors is a lot of money spent traveling. Require the supervisors to have their office in the region they were hired to serve.
We issue checks to hundreds of New US Citizens over 65 that have never worked in the US. If their family brings them to the US then they should be responsible to care for their aging family members with their own funds. It is unfair to those who were born in the US.
We need better water management A canal system would reroute excess water, ad to the beauty of industrial areas, and give us an alternative transportation option.
Help fund burro and wild horse projects by soliciting donations from the public.
Delegate to all branches to use USPS for their shipping needs. Whether it is a overnight letter or product coming from one of our many vendors, specify using USPS. With the financial problems USPS is having, negotiate good rates (compared to UPS, Fed-Ex and most trucking companies. This would benefit one of our own branches and generate more income that is desperately needed to keep USPS solvent.
Stop charging National Parks travel fees(Govtrip) for in house travel, ie backcountry. $15.00 a pop takes away from the budget and could be spent better within. It's not like we call anyone to do this.
Same with other travel. Especially when the employee can do it on their own and AGAIN SAVE money.