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Social Security Administration

Eliminate Retroactive SSI

We should not be giving retroactive needs based benefits. Logically it makes no sense to give retroactive benefits for a program that is intended to meet CURRENT and basic needs. In addition, we could save agency time and money by not having to conduct pre-effectuation reviews. It takes a lot of agency time and money to develop the income and resources and living arrangements for retroactive benefits. We have to control... more »

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Department of Commerce

Add one cent onto all transactions to pay off nations's debt

Whether we like it or not, the national debt is the accumulation of the citizens as a whole. We vote the citizens in that pass laws and bills on both the national and state level. We request/demand that the programs that are currently in place are there to help others and ourselves. Therefore, the debt is our own. One way to take ownership of the debt as a nation is to add one cent onto every transaction nationwide to... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Eliminate printed VA stakeholder publications

In an era of the decline of printed publications such as newspapers, magazines and books, there should be a mandate that all VA Public Relations publications, Annual Reports and Newsletters, currently printed by VA facilites be distributed electronically.

Embedded multimedia content can be included to enhance the viewing experience of these publications.

Maximum cost savings would be realized by solely utilizing web... more »

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Social Security Administration

Paper waste

At the social security administration, it has been the status quo to print off queries regarding each claimant we serve. Many (if not most) representatives print off all the information at the beginning of their day before their claimants arrive at the office. This is a tremendous waste of paper. I do not propose not allowing employees to print this information, however, I do propose a mandate be issued to employees... more »

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General Services Administration

Eliminate the ACSI survey and replace with a forum

The ACSI survey is the popup survey that you see when you visit an agency's webpage. But the surveys have way too many questions, it takes too long to do, and agencies are not required to make any changes based on the feedback provided from the survey.

So I suggest that each agency have a feedback page where visitors can post their comments and the agency is required to make these public. So if the agency has a very... more »

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Department of Justice

Eliminate Federal Prison Camps and Implement Home Confinement

Elimination of the current Federal Prison Camp facilities and implementation of a Home Confinement system for low level inmates would create a doubly beneficial savings to the government.

The first true cost savings benefit would be to eliminate all of the care, custody, and control expenses necessary for the population of low security level inmates.

Each camp, whether self-contained or a satellite branch of a higher... more »

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Department of Defense

OHA to BAH System for OCONUS

All OHA needs to switch to the BAH system. This would drive the OCONUS housing market to be more competitive, with massive benefits to the Air Force, many benefits to the service members, and even, to a lesser degree, some benefits to the local community. Members have absolutely no incentive for saving the Government money under the OHA system.

Short term estimated savings in Guam alone: $45,000,000+ per year

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Social Security Administration

Federal Employee Doctors for SSA & Disability = Reduced Claims

Individuals can currently receive social security and temporary or permanent disability benefits by getting a doctor to agree and fill out the necessary forms to request claims. If these individuals know the system and know what to tell the doctors they are seeing, it is easy for them to obtain the benefits.
If the government hired professional doctors to evaluate these individuals before they are able to get benefits,... more »

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Legislative Branch

Eliminate Government Programs that have no effect.

Why is the government sponcering so many programs that in the long run show no affect on what they are for? I would like to know.

 

Anyway, lets get rid of all the programs that have been proven to show no affect other than to just make you feel good they are there. With the resources freed up from those programs we can put more money into education or debt repayment and get this country right back on track.

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Legislative Branch

END BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP!!

This is an idea from the 1800s that anyone born on United States soil is automatically a citizen. Other countries do not do this! You have to be born of a citizen to be a citizen. I think ending this practice will basically solve one of the biggest immigration issues we have. The practice of illegal imigrant coming here to have children (aka anchor babies) so that they can stay in this country. Just something to think... more »

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Department of Energy

OPEN MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS!!!!

What is the most effecient and cleanest energy source?! Lets USE IT THEN!!!! Nuclear Power is the future! Wind is weak, Sun is always going down, coal is dirty! We are advanced in technology so lets act like it!

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Department of Defense

Eliminate Personal Money Allowance

Senior Enlisted Member of a Military Service, Lieutenant General Vice Admiral, General or Admiral, Senior Member of the Military Staff Committee of the U.N., While serving as Chairman or Vice Chairman of the JCS, or Army or Air Force CS, CNO, or CMC. All of these positions receive a "Personal Money Allowance." These top ranking personell make enough money already with just Base Pay (close to $200,000 each year. The Personal... more »

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Department of Defense

Stop Waste Spending (Landscaping, Large TVs, Construction Projec

Spend money towards defense instead of no value added spending. Billions are being spent across DoD on unnecessary landscaping, flat screen TV’s, construction projects, etc… Create a culture were saving money is a priority instead of spending. First, visit several installations identifying wasteful spending habits (i.e. landscaping, large flat screen televisions, not needed computers, not needed construction). Many... more »

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EXOP - Office of National Drug Control Policy

Legalize, and Salary Cap at Minimum Wage, the Sale of Narcotics

The “War on Drugs”, has done nothing except increase the violent tendencies and the salary, of drug dealers. Legalize, and force into the not for profit sector, the sale of all narcotics, and psychiatric medications. Place a cap on the wages earned by people who make narcotics and psychiatric drugs, of minimum wage, up to 60 hours a week. Drug farmers and lab techs that want to turn our children into drug addicts... more »

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