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Tell Congress: Publish Federal Credit Card Transactions Online!

It's time for the American People to provide the oversight needed to thoroughly and regularly review federal charge card transactions, report abuse, and see that employees are fired.

The GSA’s SmartPay program has been rife with waste and fraud since it first began providing charge cards to federal agencies in 1998.

Transactions for cruises, household appliances, lingerie, dating services, brothels, jewelry, and personal computers have appeared on executive agency credit card statements in recent years.

A June 25 Associated Press report noted that I.R.S. charge cards were recently used to purchase expensive steak dinners, wine, baby clothing, as well as internet pornography.

These things stated, it’s time for Congress to end such clear and ongoing abuse of taxpayer dollars.

Since laws designed to punish those who improperly use federal charge cards already exist, the trouble is with the current, insufficient auditing process.

Rather than leave oversight to government alone, Congress must pass legislation that would require all federal credit card transactions – with the exception of those that relate to the security of the nation – to be published online and subject to public review.

It’s time for the American People to provide the oversight needed to thoroughly and regularly review federal charge card transactions, report abuse, and see that employees are fired under the"Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act of 2012."

With the federal government $16.6 trillion in debt, Congress must do everything in its power to eliminate waste and fraud. There are no excuses.

Take action! Demand that the United States Congress pass a law requiring that all government credit card statements be subject to public review! Excepting only transactions relating to national security, lawmakers must mandate that every credit charge from every government agency be published online. 

Sign the petition and send a free message to your U.S. Representative and Senators.

Public Comments
Jul 14th, 2013
Blaine B. from Munster, IN signed.
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DALE W. from Tucson, AZ signed.
Jul 14th, 2013
Tom A. from Princeville, HI writes:
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Gov't. was created to help the citizens, not squander our hard-earned tax dollars!!
Jul 14th, 2013
Alfred M. from Hillsdale, NJ signed.
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Sheila F. from Vineland, NJ signed.
Jul 14th, 2013
Kathy H. from Buffalo, TX writes:
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PUBLISH FEDERAL CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS ONLINE!!!!!!!!
Jul 14th, 2013
KEITH H. from Ashburn, VA writes:
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It is so sad that we have so much corruption in our government that we have to resort to this kind of action.
Jul 14th, 2013
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Gary A. from Davenport, IA writes:
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Words can not express my disappoint, with the extravagant waste this administration promotes from the (White House) to the war on coal!
Jul 13th, 2013
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Jul 13th, 2013
Delvin A. from Jamestown, NY writes:
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Time the sneaky greedy government criminals came clean and went to prison. We should know just how they are wasting taxpayer monies.
Jul 13th, 2013
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Wayne W. from Washington, NC writes:
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The government is out of control
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Wayne W. from Washington, NC writes:
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The government is out of control
Jul 12th, 2013
Marjy C. from Cape Vincent, NY writes:
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We're all tightening our belts - you should, too.
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Someone from North Richland Hills, TX writes:
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Watch your pennies and your dollars will take care of themselves!
Jul 12th, 2013
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