Campaign: Department of Homeland Security

End of Fiscal Year Money buys Increased Personnel

Allow organizations to use their left-over money at the end of the fiscal year to hire-in (via small contracts) individuals that already have clearances and or/ the appropriate skill levels for the jobs needed. Having worked for many government agencies, the most frequent issue I see is that the departments have an abundance of work and not enough staff to accomplish it. This would allow agencies to temporarily hire-in ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Education

A New Educational System for The United States

In the U.S., after a student receives their high school diploma, no one cares about them except their families. If they have not applied to a trade school or college, they sit around doing nothing with their lives. These individuals often have no skills and remain unemployed or dependent upon their parents for support. Frequently, these people get into trouble with the law, end up in prison, and have difficulty being ...more »

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Campaign: Department of State

Make It Pay To Save...

We need to change our government budget culture where saving money is seen as a failure and is punished with lower funding. Each year, every government agency does its best to spend all the money allotted to it, even if it doesn't really need to, for fear that if money is left over funding will be cut to insufficient levels in the next fiscal year. In a sense, it becomes our job to make the government bigger. This culture ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Education

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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Campaign: Legislative Branch

Innovative Suggestion Website

A federal website should be set up and man by a committee of managerial professionals and scholars. The site will consist of several links for suggestions. (i.e. national disaster, economy, laws, and a general suggestion link) The committee job would be to read through all the suggestions to determine if they are relevant and compile the data for further review. After the suggestions have been tested for its validity ...more »

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