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Many congressmen were interviewed and asked about this slush fund and not one of them said they knew about this fund. Could that be possible since the amount of money given out is HUGE? And, where does it show up or hidden in the budget? What is the total amount budgeted?
Could it be the congressmen who gave out money to their staff were in collusion and then split the funds? Something smells to high Heaven.
FOLKS, THIS IS TAXPAYER MONEY THEY ARE STEALING FROM US.
How many more slush funds does the government have and are protected from the outside by hiding monies?
The Office of Compliance is part of the legislative branch and is therefore not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
See how they protect themselves from over sight!
The Congressional Accountability Act (CAA) of 1995 requires Congress and legislative branch entities to follow many of the same employment and workplace laws applied to private business and the rest of the Federal Government.
In all, 13 civil rights, labor, and workplace safety laws are applied by the CAA:
- Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
- Federal Labor Relations Act
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973
- Family and Medical Leave Act
- Fair Labor Standards Act
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act
- Employee Polygraph Protection Act
- Veterans’ employment and reemployment rights under Chapter 43 of Title 38 of the U.S. Code.
- Veterans Employment Opportunities Act
- Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
CAA’s purpose is to protect over 30,000 employees of the legislative branch, including the following:
- House of Representatives and the Senate (both Washington, D.C. and state district…
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