Joyce Again Returns Unused Office Funds to U.S. Treasury

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) announced that he has again returned thousands of taxpayer dollars from his Members’ Representational Allowance (MRA) to the U.S. Treasury.

“Considering that the U.S. is rapidly approaching $29 trillion in debt, each year I request that any unused funds from my office be transferred to the Treasury to help reduce the deficit,” said Joyce. “I’m proud to report that since I was sent to Washington to represent the people of Northeast Ohio, I have returned over $1,000,000 in taxpayer dollars to the Treasury. Fiscal responsibility is needed to create a stronger, more prosperous nation for the next generation, which is why I began the tradition of returning unused taxpayer funds back when I was the Geauga County Prosecutor. It’s no secret that it will take a lot to change how Washington does business, but I will not stop working until we have restored fiscal discipline in our nation’s capital.”

Click here to view the letter Joyce sent to the Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives, Catherine L. Szpindor, formally requesting the transfer of Legislative Year 2021 funds from his MRA for the purposes of deficit reduction.


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