Incentivizing initiative within the workforce is good. The Chicken McNugget was invented by a worker after all:
The President’s SAVE Award enables Federal employees from across government to submit their ideas for efficiencies and savings as part of the annual Budget process. The SAVE Award is part of the President’s commitment to a line-by-line review of the Federal budget.
via Save Award Home Page.
Unlike freezing earmarks, these types of ideas, although they seem silly are the little things that add up and cost the taxpayer tons of money. More of this please. We need to have a special SAVE award for TSA/intelligence tactics.