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A few initiative suggestions for being truly effective at the federal, state and local government levels. 1 - Launch an initiative to review all laws and remove those no longer relevant, redundant or ineffective. 2 - Require all future laws pass a Constitutionality test. 3 - Ensure all laws have a review/sunset provision.
I like the one penny solution to the federal government's SPENDING/DEFICIT problem. Cutting one penny from every dollar from EVERY SINGLE LINE ITEM in government spending every year for 10 years will erase the deficit. Who can logically argue with that? Progressives of course. This plan can, and should be applied immediately to all levels of government - from the federal to the township level. The taxpayers deserve to keep more of their money. The politicians must begin to lead rather than just spend!
Important statement here, Jay, and one thing all three examples have in common is workforce development and training. These innovations are good for people most in need, and they are good for employers and business.
Here's a innovation idea, we need to develop new types of schools to give people high tech job skills within 6 months to a year. This would lower tuition (due to competition), give individuals more financial power to find new jobs and reduce the skills gap that we hear employers complain about. Who's with me?
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