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Rep. Issa slams Labor for 'frivolous' spending on posters, mascots

In a letter sent to Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Monday, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) slams Labor's Office of Public Affairs (OPA) for "frivolously" spending money on public relations contests, mascots and book clubs. According to documents obtained by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, OPA spent more than $600,000 on elevator posters and $25,000 on public relations contests.

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