Campaign: Department of Homeland Security

UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRATION SOLUTION: SELF FUNDED DETERRENT PREVENTING THE HIRING OF UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS

I suggest a new type of proactive solution in the form of an enforcement system to deter the hiring of undocumented workers (illegal aliens, deportable/inadmissible aliens) through self funded economic incentives (monetary rewards) generated by fines. It will encourage the public to report violators and discourage employers from hiring undocumented workers. A percentage of the fines levied on employers of undocumented ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Homeland Security

UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRATION SOLUTION: SELF FUNDED DETERRENT PREVENTING THE HIRING OF UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS

I suggest a new type of proactive solution in the form of an enforcement system to deter the hiring of undocumented workers (illegal aliens, deportable/inadmissible aliens) through self funded economic incentives (monetary rewards) generated by fines. It will encourage the public to report violators and discourage employers from hiring undocumented workers. A percentage of the fines levied on employers of undocumented ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Homeland Security

Passports and Green Cards (Go electronic w/these security updates)

I realize the “make a suggestion” contest phase is over; but this idea is AMAZING. I am suggesting that in every passport issued by the United States, and our allies, be equipped with a locator (similar to the tracker embedded in pets by the human society) woven into the electronic verification information (like the CAC card chip); that will contain all of the individuals pertinent information to include the picture ...more »

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Campaign: 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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Campaign: Legislative Branch

Centralized Document Database

Have a Branch Wide Centralized System where all Documents are held, on both the classified and unclassified systems. This would reduce the man hours trying to figure out what document is the most up to date and applicable. Each branch should have their own database and all members of that branch should be able to access it. Open and free communication will save us all time and money.

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Campaign: Legislative Branch

C.A.R.T. - internal flea online market for surplus supplies, equipment, furniture

I suggest you...require all federal orgs to add the C.A.R.T. (Capital Asset Reutilization Tool – the “C” means something else for us locally, but “Capital” would be a good substitute for mass application) to their organizations and intranets, with a requirement for all personnel to review C.A.R.T. prior to placing a purchase request. My org developed and has already installed this system. I am suggesting a wider use ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Redesign the Section-8 program into a Transitional Housing Program

What: Redesign the Section-8 program into a Transitional Housing Program (THP). How: The idea is to transform the current program into a program that will help individuals and their families transition into independent status within 6 months. This program will restructure the Section-8 funding. Average families typically stay in the program for 2-3 years if not longer, and HUD currently pays market rate for this service. ...more »

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Campaign: Legislative Branch

Merge Departments to save money

For better or worse, there is growing pressure to make the government smaller. One way to do this is to combine several Departments that logically fit together. By doing this, duplication, redundancy, and administrative costs can be reduced without significantly reducing services. For example, HHS, Education, VA, adn Interior can be combined into one large Department. Another Super Department would combine Agriculture, ...more »

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Campaign: Executive Office of the President

Merge Departments to save money and find redundant programs

For better or worse, there is growing pressure to make the government smaller. One way to do this is to combine several Departments that logically fit together. By doing this, duplication, redundancy, and administrative costs can be reduced without significantly reducing services. For example, HHS, Education, VA, adn Interior can be combined into one large Department. Another Super Department would combine Agriculture, ...more »

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Campaign: Department of Defense

More time to SAVE 2011

Improve dissemination throughout government for 2011. This year I received one day notice. I got the message and a reminder that is due tomorrow this morning. Our thoughts may be better and our input may seem valued.

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Campaign: Legislative Branch

Government Bicycles!

I just heard about the “SAVE,” award today. I wish that I would have had more time to better breakdown my ideas but they are both fairly simple. Idea #1: I work for the United States Army Garrison Schweinfurt. It is a great military community. Our community is a little spread out on several sites. I think it would be a wonderful idea to have a government bicycle system for making trips between the sites. Since we are ...more »

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Campaign: Legislative Branch

Revist the prison island solution as it worked with Australia. We could use Mars.

Australia is a unique among the nations of the world because it originated as a prison island. In the 17th and 18th century the British took their common criminals and other prisoners halfway across the world to Australia. There they would leave them with some supplies, and the prisoners, all alone, began to cultivate the island. Also many of the prisoners became shepherds. They began to raise many, many sheep. Sheep ...more »

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