Department of Defense

Expedite Contract definitizations - control government spending – save billions of dollars!!!

Expedite Contract definitizations - control government costs – save billions of dollars! According to the GAO 2005 report approx. $7billion of defense spending a year is being executed under Undefinitized Contract Actions (UCAs). Due to the lack of cost control under UCAs, the government is exposed to billions of dollars of wasted/uncontrolled spending with little to no accountability. I propose the government implementing ...more »

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Department of Energy

Real Time Pricing for Electricity Rates Can Save Hundreds of Billions

Investigate/Implement Real Time Pricing for electricity rates for all local, state, federal, DoD facilities to include military, education, etc... 10% annual cost savings realized at Naval Support Activity Panama City FL earned. This could be worth hundred of billions to the country. Shift hours of operation to non-peak hours.

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Department of Energy

Save Billions Through Domestic Production of Green Fuel - an Energy and Defense Collaboration

Proposition: By driving the development of domestic sources of biofuels at a mass scale, the Government can: -Save the country billions of dollars -Help drive down our trade deficit -Reduce carbon emissions, and -Keep our military men and women safe We propose that DOE and DOD work together to purchase biorefinery capabilities across the country. Let us tell you how this could work... Current State: We import 63% ...more »

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Financial Reform

Allocated annual budget reform to pay off national deficit

I would suggest changing the way that ALL government agencies spend the remainder of their allocated budgets at the end of each fiscal year. Organizations feel the need to spend the money that was given to them or else they will be penalized by a budget reduction the next year. I would suggest eliminating this penalty and STRICTLY rerouting these leftover funds to paying down our national deficit. BILLIONS of dollars ...more »

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Legislative Branch

Save $20 billion by eliminating farm subsidies

Save up to $20 bilion in US taxpayer money per year by eliminating or reducing farm subsidies. Each year, taxpayers fund billions in handouts to farms, mostly corn farms, which leads to market distortions, higher food prices, and higher fuel costs. Farm subsidies began in the Depression era to keep farmers from starving and losing their land. Now, 72% of subsidies go to large farm corporations, not to needy family ...more »

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Billions of Dollars Saved in Means-Tested Payments

There are currently over 80 Federal Means-tested programs paying out more than $500 Billion dollars annually. Run a computer match with the Unclaimed Property Agencies for all 50 States against the SSN's of those receiving these Federal means-tested benefits. The States currently hold about $30 Billion Dollars in unclaimed property that belongs to an estimated 1 out of every 6 Americans. A successful match may ...more »

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Establish One Online Universal Government Store

The Federal Government sells everything from coins to airplanes to the "general public", yet there is not one place (internet site) that the "American Taxpayer" can go to place their order and pay for it. In fact, some agencies even sell the same items (like publications) at different prices. My suggestion would be to eliminate redunancies, streamline costs, and offer an easy way for the "American Taxpayer" to purchse ...more »

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Department of Commerce

Census Bureau Intergration with IRS saves BILLIONS

I think that it would be in the best interest of the United State and its taxpaying republic that we combine the Census Bureau with the IRS. This migration/integration would allow for the same collection of data that is required by law in Title 13 of the US Code. The Census is currently required to take a survey of the population every 10 yrs and for manufacturing every 2 yrs not to mention agriculture. The Bureau ...more »

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District of Columbia

PAPER REDUCTION CAN SAVE BILLIONS! REDUCE THE USE, STORAGE, HANDLING AND MAINTENANCE OF FILING CABINETS!

If each year, every department of the government had to eliminate just 1 document from being printed on paper and it was converted to be viewed on a computer as a .pdf for example, the savings would be in the Billions! For example: Time sheets are signed in and out on paper every day. Although we have badges that have chips in them to allow us to pass into secured areas and get into employee parking. Why can’t the same ...more »

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Department of Justice

De-Centralization of Government Agencies

Decentralizing federal employees could save hundreds of millions or more in salary, local travel compensation, air travel and relocation expenses. Not every position that exists in Washington D.C. is required to be there. Many positions can remain in the field. With video and tele-conferencing capabilities as well as other technologies, meetings have become revolutionized. I am not saying relocate those that live there ...more »

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