GOP Outraged After Discovering VA Employees Spent 1.1 Million Hours on Taxpayer-Funded Union Activities

The Washington Free Beacon reports on Trey Kovacs testifying before a House subcommittee on the Department of Veterans Affairs use of official time. 

William Lawrence Kovacs, a witness at Thursday’s hearing and a labor policy analyst for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told lawmakers that Congress should eliminate official time.

“Union official time is an unwise use of limited tax dollars and serves the private interests of unions,” he said. “The public does not directly benefit from the use of official time. Congress should eliminate the use of official time.”

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