GOP lawmaker seeks ‘virtual Congress’ with telecommuting plan – The Hill’s Hillicon Valley
Monday, March 25th, 2013
“Thanks to modern technology, members of Congress can debate, vote, and carry out their constitutional duties without having to leave the accountability and personal contact of their congressional districts . . .”
Kate Lister’s insight:
This is one of those “well, duh” ideas. There’s just no justification for the cost–in terms of time, money, and the environment–of flying lawmakers back and forth to Washinton.