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Take the profit out of the public sector services

All public state services that are outsourced to private for- profit busineses should be returned to the non-profit public sector employees.

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Less paved roads more gravel roads

Convert some rural paved roads to gravel roads. Will save money and be easier to maintain.

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Free Train and Bus service in Washington

All buses and trains should be free to use throughout the state. It would take a large number of cars off the road and save the citizens money while commuting to work or visiting other places. The cost to maintain the transportation infrastructure could be supported by commercial freight charges and a high tax on people that use private instead of public transportation.

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Close Correctional Facilities

Close correctional facilities based on efficiency and cost, not politics as has been done.

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Saving Million a Year

‎Monday, ‎16 ‎August, ‎2010 I suggest you change how the state medical pays for incontinent supplies. You could save a lot of money by giving each recipient a card that pays for the incontinent supplies. Let the recipent buy there own at a local store and you will save half or more on the incontinent supplies. My daughter is 12 with a brain injury , I noticed what the state insurance pays and it would be cut in half ...more »

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travel rates

a moderate rate, straight across the board, for all traveling state employees, including yourself. should a person choose a higher rate for travel rooms or meals it should come out of their own pocket not the pocket of taxpayers.

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Lead by example...

I suggest you lead by example to begin with. Madam Governor, I have been asking for an example of what you are doing, for the past few months, to make a sacrifice in these troubled times. You want to get the ball rolling on good ideas? You can begin by leading by example. The state is hurting and you spent $10,000 (of our money) to refinish a table. My car will hit 300,000 miles sometime this month, it's a little rough ...more »

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Stop the Loopholes in the Education System

Stop ADDITIONAL support for all (illegal) migrant children being educated, they are given the ability to go to school to receive an education not use that as an avenue to house, feed, and support their entire household.. This is ridiculous...

And the department of Ed makes this a loophole to add all these additional items.

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Review your IDEAS its still at 0

Here is a novel approach look and review some of the ideas that have been posted!! Whats wrong don't you like what you see....

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Environmental Permit freeze

I suggest you place a 2 year freeze on new or existing environmental permit modifications in a manner similar to the building code change freeze recently implemented by the governor.

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Redude prison costs

I suggest you further severely restrict the ability of inmates to submit public disclosure requests and also restrict their ability to collect monetary damages related to such requests.

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Make employees justify their work hours and what they did.

Make state and city workers justify their hours spent at work. I know of city employees that do very little at work and add hours to their time sheets they did not even work. Where are the time clocks? Where is the accountability? Why is there overtime? There is no one that oversees these employees so they can do whatever they want. This starts at the management level and continues down. Look at your seasonal employees ...more »

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