Sunday, August 4, 2013

Stop Government Abuse Week

Stop Government Abuse Week - From the Republican Led House To The People ~ Thank YOU!

House passes bill to curb ‘abuse’ by government agencies

Thursday afternoon, the House voted to curb the rights and payments of executive agency employees in the wake of the scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s inappropriate scrutiny of conservative groups and other abuses by government agencies.
The Stop Government Abuse Act passed by a 239-176 vote.
The bill combines several different measures. It allows people to record phone conversations or in-person conversations with executive agency officials. It also gives agencies the authority to put senior officials on unpaid leave when they are the subject of investigation for a serious offense. Lastly, it limits federal employee bonuses when sequestration is in effect.

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