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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Bipartisan legislation would pay federal employees for money-saving ideas

Who better to know where the federal government can save taxpayer dollars than federal employees? That's the premise behind a bipartisan bill introduced by Sens. Rand Paul and Mark Warner. The legislation would allow federal agencies to give employees bonuses of up to $10,000 for identifying ways to save money. Paul, a Kentucky Republican who is running for president, said the Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2015 is intended to "empower those on the front lines of federal spending to find efficiencies and improve productivity to return value to the taxpayer" and reduce the federal budget deficit. Private companies, local governments and the military have long solicited...