General Services Administration

Government-wide Reuse and Disposal Initiative

I propose that a Government-wide Reuse and Disposal program be established. This would allow for quantifiable cost savings in procurement and disposal across the entire government. It would also result in a measurable reduced impact on the environment. Too often equipment that is disposed of within one agency is still useful to another. A computer that was used for high speed data analysis 3 years ago is still more than... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Save Billions: Incentivize FEMA, States, citizens to reduce disaster cost.

Benchmark disaster impact costs and use savings below benchmark to reduce each state‚Äôs match by 50% of cost savings during a disaster. Partnering to reduce cost would save billions. Additionally, states should receive a reduced match requirement if states and their citizens develop disaster response funds through insurance premiums. Insurance companies reduce costs on home and business insurance for those that mitigate... more »

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