C-SPAN 2: Back to Work Floor Speech by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) 66_C-SPAN2_Sen._Ernst_-_Back_to_Work_floor_speech

September 6, 2023 10:53 AM


Sen. Joni Erst (R-IA) cites OpenTheBooks findings in her "Back to Work" floor speech.

Taxpayers are picking up the cost of maintaining mostly empty buildings in Washington. Seventy-five percent or more of the office space at the headquarters of most federal agencies is not being used. 

Are our federal employees doing anything to help us? Are they going THEIR JOB?

It’s not fair to let the responsibilities of running an agency—and the country—fall on the shoulders of the hardworking public servants who are showing up while others are out golfing on the taxpayers' dime. (Read more - click the link below.)

It's YOUR money.

OpenTheBooks findings are also cited in Sen. Joni Ernst's August 2023 Squeal Award.


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