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Taxpayers On The Hook For Officials’ Car Leases | Spending Daily

May 9, 2014

A vote last week froze congressional salaries at $174,000 per year and was attached to legislation funding the government in January 2009. However, The Washington Post notes, “they couldn’t quite part with that monthly allowance covering the lease on their cars, a cost of nearly half a million dollars a year.”

House Passes Paul Ryan Budget | Spending Daily

April 11, 2014

Yesterday, the House approved the fiscal 2015 budget proposal put forth by Rep. Paul Ryan. The budget proposal calls for $5 trillion in cuts to federal spending through significant reforms to social programs.