Showing 4 ideas for tag "cut programs"

Department of Veterans Affairs

BIG savings from a Small town.

I have several ideas but here's just a few. Our printer alone prints out 30-50 pieces of paper per day that are either not ours or not significant. We have 450 printers in our VA medical center! Our printer alone is spewing off over 10,000 unused/unwanted copies per year, take that times 450 printers! We averaged the waist to be nearly $30,000 per year. Just for our small town facility. Can you imagine the waste? Also... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Cut Agencies or Departments that submit no SAVE ideas

There is a huge list on the left side of this page with many agencies or departments that have NO ideas submitted under this SAVE program. Too much redundancy within the federal government. Time to eliminate agencies and departments that do (or don't do) the same thing that another agency or department.

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Department of State

Information Resources Centers

Almost all first world, and many second world, citizens have access to the internet. In those areas, the Information Resource Centers (IRC) in Embassies are greatly underuntilized and a waste of space, personnel, and other resources.
I suggest we remove the IRC from these locations and either save money, or use that money in another area.

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Department of Agriculture

Cut Specific Programs

Part of the 2008 Farm Bill included a new program called Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP). In my opinion it is a waste of time, money, and resources. It is based on a noble idea; however RD already had programs in place for basically the same need. The RMAP loan is made to intermediaries that in turn loan the money out in microloans of $50,000 or less; the RMAP grant is then used for either technical... more »

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