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Mandate Continuity

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There's a difference between OJT and a sink-or-swim approach. In agencies where the turnover is low, those in-house may not think it's worthwhile to have anything in place for newbies. However I've seen it in the military as well, where troops come and go every couple of years. The time it takes to put the essentials and basics on paper and maintain it would be far shorter than the time it takes to spin up every new person... more »

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Research Casino Cameras

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The Federal government should talk to the companies who install security cameras in casinos. Casino cameras are well know for accuracy and precision, which would help at sensitive government checkpoints, etc.

 

Installing good, sound equipment always saves the taxpayers money.

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No Age discrimination for re-enlisting in Reserves.

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Do not allow an age limit on re-enlisting in the military reserves. Our country was built because we had men (and women) who were ready at a moments notice. We would be better prepared for disasters (natural or man made) if we had a stronger (Army, Navy, Airfoce, Marine, Coast Guard) reserve unit. I am in my early 50's and am in the best shape of my life. Yet, I am being discriminated upon when it comes to serving my... more »

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More Computer Training Requirements.

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Make computer training a requirement, such as keyboarding classes, microsoft office training, and windows training all should be a required training. People should not be given access to a computer without certificates showing they have completed these areas of training. Why these three areas? Well the keyboarding is for speed and accuracy, if you have employees typing at 50 WPM(Words per Minute) after taking the training... more »

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The EPA presently does not use value methodology unless a project is over $25 million. Typical Value Engineering practices can s

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The EPA presently does not use value methodology unless a project is over $25 million. Typical Value Engineering practices can save 10%-20% of total project cost if applied. The threshold VM/E limit should be lowered to $2 million to capture additional savings of tax payers funding. The present VE screen processes are not of true value as believed. In other words if the VE/M process is truly followed a minim of 10% savings... more »

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