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Over the years I believe it is safe to say that the Government has spent millions either investigating or defending contract protests to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Many of the GAO protest cases I have read are frivolous (usually submitted by a vendor out of anger as opposed to substance) and recognized as such by GAO and subsequently denied. All it costs for a contractor to file a protest is the cost ...more »
Large businesses are awarded big money under Government contracts every year. Under some of those contracts the large business is required to submit a sub-contracting plan. The sub-contracting plan tells the Government how they are going to utilize all kinds of small businesses. However, reality is that once the sub-contracting plan is submitted not much oversight is provided. I suggest creating a national website ...more »
For carpools of 4 or more: allow for reserved or priority parking at the work site and a 1 day time off award each year for each member of the carpool. This would result in less gas being consumed and reducing congestion on the roads and at the workplace.
Allow federal employee’s to be paid 50% of their savings on their hotel. For example, an area has a hotel per-diem of $70 per night. An employee finds a hotel in the area for $50 per night. The difference would be $20. As such, the employee would be able to claim $10 on their travel voucher for each night while in temporary duty status. This would encourage employees to save travel dollars and therefore potentially ...more »
I am not a mathematician so the math may not work out or this may possibly be too extreme to be implemented but I offer it anyway. In order to improve productivity, efficiency, and stimulate the economy at a crucial time I recommend starting a program that allows federal employee’s with use or loose to sell back all or part of their time not used at a reduced rate for a lump sum payment each year in exchange for them ...more »