The 14 Senators who added their names as original cosponsors to the TRAC Act include Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Jon Corzine (D-N.J.), Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), Paul Sarbanes (D-Md.), Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.), Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Tim Johnson (D-S.D.).
"Civil servants and taxpayers alike are yearning for accountability and efficiency in government," said AFGE National President Bobby L. Harnage. "The bill introduced by Senator Durbin will help to steer government back on its course of serving the people and away from profit-hungry businesses."
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