John O'Leary is a former GOVERNING contributor. He is co-author of "If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government."E-mail: email@example.com
During this time of fiscal crisis, public employees are developing new and creative ways of helping the public and taxpayers save money while preserving quality public service.
The Service Employees International Union is sharing the stories of three members who took ideas for more efficient government and turned them into reality. Watch the video highlighting their stories here.