Department of Energy

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Mandatory Solar in Southwest.

OK, this one is specific. Establish a regulation and/or pass a law that requires every new home/building and/or roofing project in the Southwestern United States to install full spectrum Solar Panels (on said roof) with the minimum capability to provide 110% of the estimated power output of the building. This cost could be written into the cost of building the home/building and offset by the homeowner not having any ...more »

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Department of Homeland Security

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Develop a Career Futures Program

Develop a Federal Government futures program that encourages young, new federal employees to pursue training and education and gives them a defined career path. This would encourage them to stay with the government longer, thereby making the government's investment in their professional development more worthwhile. This type of program would also draw more desirable candidates to apply for government jobs, which would ...more »

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Department of State

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Better Investments in Our Future Leaders

I believe the Summer Intern and Stay in School programs at the Department of State (and similar programs at other agencies) are wonderful opportunities for us to make very sound investments in the future leaders of our country. I've seen some office make great use of these programs and allow the students to gain every advantage possible from the opportunity. However, more often than not, I've seen the opposite. The ...more »

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Incentivize subsidized tenants ownership via more private investment and less federal government involvement

Objectives:  Reduce the amount of money appropriated from Congress, which HUD distributes to apartment project owners on behalf of subsidized tenants, which is usually 70% of the monthly rent. This can be accomplished via: Empowering and incentivizing subsidized tenants to maintain their apartment at a higher standard (which would result in: lower costs for the owner/management agent; higher REAC, MOR, etc. scores and ...more »

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Department of Education

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Encourage young people with investing

Encourage young people to work during summer holidays and university years and start been reponsible for their money. Create some 'youth investment bureau' and advice them on investing their money and finance in the state with bonds, charities...or privately with cars, homes, land, enviromnent... they should get advice from counsellors at a young age so they won't waste when they become adult.

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