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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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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Department of Labor

Create jobs short and long term and improve environmental sustainability.

Gov't sponsored recycling initiative: Large scale - build recycling plants all over America. Short term: Create jobs building recycling compounds and access roads. Long term: Create jobs at the plants, management, labor and pickup/delivery services for recycleable goods. Vehicle fleet, driver fleet, maintenance fleet. Reduced environmental footprint, availability of more American made recycled goods and products.... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Buyout Plan to Refresh and Strengthen Federal Agencies

Back in January 2009 I submitted this very same Idea via your White House webpage idea submission program. Jobs are scarce, unemployment is high and yet the Federal Government is overloaded with thousands of high-grade, high-paid employees, who are eligible for retirement. My agency, HUD, has over 65% people eligible for retirement alone. That is a phenominal number. There is a potential savings to government over-all... more »

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Legislative Branch

Embrace Open Source and "free software"

I suggest that you put an end to the ida that "Free software" and open source are bad. The US Government could save BILLIONS in tossing out MS OFFICE alone, not even considering the savings in getting rid of the Windows OS, PM Software, SAS, Peoplesoft.

 

The transition would take years, create thousands of jobs, result in significant training requirements, spur development of support services....etc..

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United States government facility transportation project

I suggest bus services be started to large federal cities or military bases to save on gas across the country. The government could charge for the service and make money, Or the government could encourage private industry to take on the tasks with various incentives.Potentially, hundreds of thousands of cars could be taken off the road each day going to work. At Stennis Space Center nearly 5000 people commute every day.... more »

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