Congratulations for opening this important dialogue!
As a former MA & GA Teacher, and now a current DC Public School Teacher, I have been appalled at the enormous waste generated by our public schools, nation-wide.
I have worked with my principal for 2 years, trying to get a simple recycling program started in our building. We asked the Mayor's office, the DOE, and even private... more »
House passed Cut, Cap and Balance, and then the Senate tabled it. Why? The Senate has NO PLAN to deal with the debt crisis. Stop wasting time and untable the bill and pass it NOW! This will save $Trillions over the years, and bring fiscal responsibility finally to the federal gov.
How about more accountability of the Federal Reserve?
Minimize the allowance slightly and allow for rollover of unused moneys, and people would feel less compelled to spend it, and may even promote the saving of unused moneys.
Also implement uniform recycling.
I once tried to return a bunch of old uniforms, that no longer fit, or were unused because they weren't the right size. I was not looking for... more »
Eliminate End of year spending. Allow money to cross fiscal years. This would eliminate the need to do new Purchase orders every October 1 for contracts from the previous years. If money can flow across the FY then it has the ability to save the government time, money and energy. There should be an incentive to return any unused portion of an agencies budget to the treasury.