Showing 6 ideas for tag "budget saving"

Department of Homeland Security

HEIGHTEN LEO EFFICIENCY/CONSOLIDATE UNDERUTILLIZED CBPO ENFORCEM

We can stream line overlapping law enforcement functions/jurisdictions, and save money, have a higher amount of productivity and utilization of resources,a stronger more defined mission, and a stronger more supportive Chain of Command adherant to the Criminal Law Enforcement mission. This will be accomplished by consolidating the criminal law enforcement functions of the underutillized,misappropriated "orphan" positions... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Reward those that come in under budget

Why do we scramble to spend every penny of what we have been budgeted. There needs to be an incentive for returning funds back to the tax payer. Right now there is a fear that if we don't spend our budget, we won't get the same budget next year. I propose enlisting a program that rewards an agency that strives to save and return money back to the tax payer. This can easily be done by guaranting they will at least... more »

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Department of State

Train OMSs to move up, and then hire EFMs for the OMS jobs

I deeply appreciate the support provided by Office Management Specialists in the Department of State overseas. Why not gradually train those experienced employees to move up to higher jobs, and give some of the secretarial support roles to family members to save money. This will have the added benefit of bringing in EFMs who can also move up and then save the department money by having more tandem couples assigned oversease.... more »

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Legislative Branch

Vote with our taxes

Let the public choose which programs to fund with their individual tax dollars - citizens would vote with their tax returns. The federal budget would thus always be passed on time, and Congress wouldn't have any say in how it was spent.

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Department of Homeland Security

Commericial shipping

As fuel costs continue to go up, the cost for shipping goods is increasing. I suggest establishing Government wide contracts that could provided suitable reduced cost shipping. For example, UPS has a account established for the Government that has the ability to save 50 - 80% over commercial shipping through UPS. Specific example a pallet weighing 350 lbs shipped from DC/MD/VA commercially through UPS to Miami FL,... more »

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