By Chris Woodward, One News Now
House bill H.R. 2029, otherwise known as “Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2016,” included two amendments. One amendment, offered by Congressman Jody Hice (R-Georgia), would have ended the practice of union official time* at the Department of Veterans Affairs. According to Trey Kovacs with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, official time amounts to millions of taxpayer dollars.