"bending over backwards to waste your money."
What is House Bill H.R. 5242?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 5242
In Depth: According to a statement from sponsoring Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), the State Department and the Department of Energy together spent more than $168,000 on yoga and Pilates over the past 5 years.
"The government isn’t Google, so stop trying to be."
This bill is part of Rep. Salmon’s larger Shrink Our Spending Initiative, which seeks to defund a variety of programs and initiatives, including Amtrak, a beach monitoring program, and a grant for researching rosebush-destroying mites.
To prohibit Executive agencies from using funds for yoga classes or instruction, and for other purposes.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Oversight and ReformIntroducedMay 13th, 2016
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