Senator Pryor asks for Spending Cut Suggestions! Here are a few!(Part 116)

Senator Mark Pryor wants our ideas on how to cut federal spending. Take a look at this video clip below:

Senator Pryor has asked us to send our ideas to him at and I have done so in the past and will continue to do so in the future.

On May 11, 2011,  I emailed to this above address and I got this email back from Senator Pryor’s office:

Please note, this is not a monitored email account. Due to the sheer volume of correspondence I receive, I ask that constituents please contact me via my website with any responses or additional concerns. If you would like a specific reply to your message, please visit This system ensures that I will continue to keep Arkansas First by allowing me to better organize the thousands of emails I get from Arkansans each week and ensuring that I have all the information I need to respond to your particular communication in timely manner.  I appreciate you writing. I always welcome your input and suggestions. Please do not hesitate to contact me on any issue of concern to you in the future.

Therefore, I went to the website and sent this email below:

Here are a few more I  emailed to him myself.

Senator Rand Paul on Feb 7, 2011 wrote the article “A Modest $500 Billion Proposal: My spending cuts would keep 85% of government funding and not touch Social Security,” Wall Street Journal and he observed:

Here are some of his specific suggestions:

Agency/Program Funding Level Savings % Decrease
Misc ——- $43.481 B ——-
Collection of Delinquent Taxes: Saves $3 billion
Page 36 of 37
Every year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publishes the Federal Employee/Retiree Delinquency Initiative
(FERDI). This summary report shows the amount of civilian, military, and retired federal employees who are
delinquent in their federal income taxes.
In 2008, the FERDI showed $3.04 billion in back taxes owed. The amount has grown to $3.31 billion in 2009.
Federal Pay Freeze: Saves $2 billion
During this recession, while most Americans have been forced to cut back, the amount of spending by the federal
government has drastically increased. Many Americans are without jobs and many more are not receiving pay raises.
Federal employees already receive generous pay and benefits, and President Obama has recently endorsed this

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