Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Bill

Incentivize government employees to cut waste

sponsored by RECALL THEM ALL • co-sponsors: (1)Become a Co-sponsor

primary topic: Deficit (Costs)
secondary topics: Deficit (Overall)


This bill would have all governmental agencies responsible for finding waste, fraud and abuse in their agencies and reward those employees who found at least ten thousand dollars or more in cost savings.

Such as paying pensions to dead employees, giving tax refunds or stimulus money to prison inmates, or paying for things the government never received. Or having a copier for every employee in each department. All recovered funds would go to reducing the national debt. Any agencies which failed to comply would have the head of that agency held responsible if no waste was found.

Billions of dollars are lost every year by the federal government with no accountability. Prison sentences should be handed out if they can not account for where the money is being spent and how.


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