New Strategies and Techniques

Election power equalization

Reduce the incentive to remain in power and make it easier for new qualified individuals to obtain office without being rich. Change the way committee chairpersonships are awarded based on the number of years elected, so there is no advantage after 2 terms in office and there is a limit on consecutive terms as chairperson. Also, balance the playing field for potential newly elected individuals using the public airways ...more »

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Under Budget Reward

Create incentive and reward for being under budget while still providing quality outcome. The current budget system often encourages people to waste money at the end to reach projected figures. When cuts come it is often as a percent of previous budgets, so the higher more wasteful budgets feel less pain than the efficient smaller ones. Change the system to reward being under budget. Allow a percent of the money saved ...more »

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New Strategies and Techniques

Reward individual for finding wasted money

Provide a financial reward system for exposing wasted tax payer money, providing solutions which save money, or collecting taxes which are not paid. For example, offer 20 percent of the money saved to a citizen who can identify and prove corporate or private tax evasion. Or, rewarded with a percent of the money saved by identifying when special interest groups make deals which waste tax payer money. Change the incentive ...more »

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Performance Appraisal

Accountability/Reward Employees

Create a web based accountability and reward system for all employees or organizations which receive federal taxpayer funds using open source web based content management systems to reduce any overhead. For example, allow local citizens to evaluate the performance of employees motivating the lowest performers to improve by being publicly identified, and financially rewarding the top performers for their service to the ...more »

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