Chaffetz & Federal Employees, Lee Aims to Overhaul Social Security

Thomas Burr, Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent

(KCPW News) Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz scored a victory this week in the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, successfully getting two bills passed aimed at federal employees and contractors who don’t pay their taxes. But it’s not the first time the sophomore Republican has scrutinized federal workers. Every Friday, we talk with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune, and author of Political Cornflakes, a daily, online round-up of Utah politics. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked him what Chaffetz’s legislation aims to do.

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