Thursday, July 16, 2009

Congress demands answers after $700,000 Arizona conference - Phoenix Arizona news, breaking news, local news, weather radar, traffic from ABC15 News |

Our hidden cameras captured hundreds of federal employees dancing in Phoenix on your dime, private dance recitals and paid motivational speakers.

There was also a trip to a local casino.

"What we want to know from the agency is, how much money did you spend?" said Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas. "Not just on rooms at night, but on travel and organizing the conference."

Brady, who is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee that oversees the Social Security Administration, is describing the three day conference as "a bad use of our tax dollars.

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