Furloughs are not popular. The idea is simply that we all take 2 furlough days throughout the year. BUT, if you dedicate "one" furlough day to a non-profit organization (6 hours that can be spread over time or in one day) then you will be paid for one day of your 2 day furlough.
We accomplish a minimum savings of 1 day of salaries across the board and 1 day is given to organizations that need help,... more »
The President should stop taking Air Force One on personal trips and vacations. Use a more economical method of travel. This would save billions!
There are so many duplicates in this suggestion program. It is apparent that no one bothers to read the list of ideas to see if their idea has already been submitted. How many "lights out" or "solar panels on rooftops" suggestions were needed after the first one?
The spelling and grammar used in a lot of these posts is also very scary.
I suggest you develop a Federal Telephone Company to serve the Federal Employee's cell phones needs. I suggest the incorporation of landlines as well as Internet access . Going inhouse will eliminate middle man markups and allow for creative firewalls and access options.
Often, agencies must allocate and use appropriated funds for travel and lodging at distant facilities to complete training or conference requirements, or contingency operations. In some cases, interstate travel is required for an agency to meet mission needs,... more »
I suggest you consider an initiative that enables knowledgeable citizen volunteers, including retired federal employees, to conduct on-site observations of agency operations in order to provide common-sense ideas to help Government do its job better and save money.
Rather have each department trying to implement their own version of 29 CFR 1960, have one Oversight Branch that provides Safety and health of all Branches. Similar to OSHA, they would be autonomous and free of influences of the branches.
LEED is flexible enough to apply to all building types – commercial as well as residential. It works throughout the building lifecycle – design and construction, operations and maintenance, tenant fitout, and significant retrofit. And LEED for Neighborhood Development extends the benefits of LEED beyond the building footprint into the neighborhood it serves.
Oh yeah, just noticed that my idea cannot be applied universally because your drop down menu does not... more »