Showing 4 ideas for tag "department of defense"
kudos icon +

Department of State

Utility Tax Savings to U.S. Government for personnel overseas

I suggest the Utility Tax Avoidance Program (UTAP) Administrative Fee for all military, DoD civilians and other qualified U.S. personnel in Germany and other applicable countries be reimbursable.

PRESENT METHOD:

The UTAP is designed to assist participating employees in obtaining relief from payment of taxes associated with the purchase of electricity, gas, and water.

U.S. Armed Forces members (military and civilian)... more »

Voting

0 votes
Active
kudos icon +

Department of Transportation

Extend Metro Rail to Andrews AFB

I suggest you extend Metro Rail to Andrews AFB, MD. This would ease commuter issues for thousands of people that work there, because currently the Metro ends just a few miles short of Andrews AFB at the Branch Avenue Metro Stop. This would also help to alleviate the large increase of personnel that will be moving to Andrews AFB as a result of BRAC and it would significantly ease existing parking problems/traffic headaches.... more »

Voting

-1 votes
Active
kudos icon +

Department of State

Significantly Reduce Security Protection of Gov't Officials

By limiting security protection to just the President, Vice President, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, and, whenever necessary, those with legitimate threats against them, we could save our government millions of dollars! Not just millions of dollars this year, but tens of millions in the years to come.
Think about how much money our government spends on private airplanes/military flights, hotels, rental cars,... more »

Voting

3 votes
Active
kudos icon +

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 »

Voting

4 votes
Active