With Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, co-sponsoring a bill to take a 10 percent bite out of the federal workforce by 2014, protesters will be making noise outside of his West Jordan office today.
House Resolution 2114, pushed by Chaffetz, Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Florida and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-California, would reduce the federal government’s workforce by as many as 200,000 jobs by 2014, through hiring only one new employee for every three that retire or leave their job.
Chaffetz defended the resolution in a recent Fox News interview where he argued that “We’ve got some good people in the federal workforce, but we’ve got too many and we’re paying them too much.” Chaffetz added, “the fundamental problem is that President Obama has grown government; he has not grown private-sector jobs.”
If you’re inclined to disagree with Congressman Chaffetz, then show up at the peaceful rally today and speak up and be heard.
Rally! Today, Thursday June 23, at 2 p.m. Congressman Chaffetz’s West Jordan office, 3895 W. 7800 South