Delete or greatly reduce employee travel by using teleconferences instead Government-wide. This would save enormous amounts of money and the employees could still be close at hand for emergency siotuations. You just need to make an initial investment in top of the line Teleconferencing Equipment, perhaps more than one per station for those stations that have a certain amount of travel. The savings in travel could pay for the initial investment - especially executive travel. They spend most of their time attending meetings out of town. By using teleconferencing equipment, you can save on travel and per diem monies which rapidly add up.
Idea No. 17017