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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 7th, 2013
Vernell T. from Sioux Falls, SD signed.
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Jay C. from Pie Town, NM writes:
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I would go to jail if I ran my business the way the US GOVT handles our tax dollars. I AM SICK OF THIS!
Jul 7th, 2013
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Corinne B. from Oakland, OR signed.
Jul 6th, 2013
Robbie N. from Greenwood, MS signed.
Jul 6th, 2013
Someone from Ilion, NY writes:
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Since Congress isn't doing the proper oversight on anything going on in Washington D.C. - including the 100 million dollar trip to Africa and again dissing America. Publish all credit card transactions (after all the taxpayer is paying for it) OR CUT UP ALL CREDIT CARDS. SET UP ACCOUNTS THAT HAVE TO HAVE A PURCHASE ORDER TO GET.
Jul 6th, 2013
Scott Z. from Gretna, NE signed.
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Someone from Tulsa, OK signed.
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Someone from Tulsa, OK writes:
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This is the People's money not the GOV's!!! They should be held responsible and these accounts should be reconciled properly. If we did this at our job we would be fired for stealing.
Jul 6th, 2013
John S. from Cottonwood, AZ signed.
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Irvin C. from Erie, PA signed.
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Marilyn H. from Lafayette, CO writes:
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IRS is becoming corrupted as is the state dept. and other gov't departments.
Jul 6th, 2013
Taylor W. from Collierville, TN signed.
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Lynn L. from Loudon, TN signed.
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Someone from Washington, DC signed.
Jul 6th, 2013
Dean K. from West Liberty, OH writes:
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The fact that Congress continues to ignore such outlandish stuff to go on while the country is going bankrupt shows the public, (those who watch) that elected representatives don't care or are incompetent !! Thank you.
Jul 6th, 2013
Harold S. from Henderson, TX writes:
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Closed down the I R S
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John T. from Tacoma, WA signed.