Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

change the age where buildings begin submitting as "historic" structures

Currently any building over 50 years old can be submitted as an "historic" structure (yes, I know some buildings less than 50 can also). My point is that we need to move that benchmark to at least 100 years. One reason is that we spec buildings for a 50 year lifespan, so, in theory, we should almost be writing them up as historical as they are built. Secondly, a lot of stick built buildings of the last 30-40 years ...more »

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Office of the Fed Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportat

Consolidate Facilities Maintenance and Repair

Consolidate facilities utilization, maintenace, repair and services on a regional basis for all federal facilities. This will save energy, reduce facilities requred, eliminate duplication of work and provde economies of scale.

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United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Revenue Sharing II

I suggest you provide Federal workers a real incentive for saving by allowing them to keep as bonuses a fair share of annual appropriations not obligated at the end of the fiscal year.

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Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

telephones

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--was testing out how this works

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United States Institute of Peace

Peace

involve more youth -the next generation is the key to peace in our country and others, start more programs to involve youth from around the world and different cultures. We have such high tech ways of interacting now days that this should be easy. This should be started from elementry with exposure to other children in countries to create more tolerance and peace. When you grow up exposed to other cultures its easier ...more »

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Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundati

Eliminate small gov agencies

Eliminate small little known govenment agencies, the list on here has so many that are commissions, trusts, etc. that if eliminated with save some money

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National Veterans Business Development Corporation

Saving the enviroment and putting Veterans to work.

I am not sure if there is a more appropriate catagory because this idea covers numerous catagories but here is my idea. Everyday I see hundreds of plastic bottles and empty I V solution bags being discarded in every area of the VAMC. My suggestion is to recycle these items and create other items which could be used either for the same original purpose or to create new products. In others words the plastic would be ...more »

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International Trade Commission

Use Common Sense

Common sense isn't all that common, but it should be to someone who's running the county. If you can't figure out how to resolve this issue as President, there's a problem. Never saw FDR give an award to anyone to fix the Great Depression, he did it himself (with the help of other legislative members, I'm sure). The point I'm trying to make; we have History class for a reason. Pick up a history book, and read all things ...more »

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Election Assistance Commission

Voting System in Elections

"The President's SAVE Award" system can be used as in Election Voting Systems too to reduce public hassling and save extra expenses.

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Eliminate Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Elimination of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting would save taxpayers about $481 million dollars per year (2010 est.).

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Denali Commission

Eliminate Denali Commission

In May 2010, the Denali Commission included five communities which meet the 2010 "Distressed Community" criteria and had 10 or fewer residents in 2009. Chisana, Alaska, is on the list and has a population of ZERO. This Commission should be eliminated.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Make it Private

Allow the museum to become for profit and take it off the federal funding

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