Testimony Spotlight Archive

Links to testimony by TAFEF and others on the False Claims Act and other whistleblower laws.

On April 28, 2016, Taxpayers Against Fraud's Chairman of the Board, Neil V. Getnick, testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, urging Congress to strengthen, not dilute, the bipartisan False Claims Act that empowers whistleblowers and has helped recovered tens of billions for taxpayers.

On Wednesday February 11, 2015, Taxpayers Against Fraud’s Co-Executive Director Cleveland Lawrence III appeared before the Vermont House Judiciary Committee to speak in support of Vermont House Bill 120, also known as the Fair Claims Act.

On July 30, 2014, Judge John Clark, a member of the Board of Directors of the TAF Education Fund, and a former U.S. Attorney for West Texas, testified in support of the False Claims Act and presented four concrete proposals that would help deter fraud and recover more of America’s stolen billions:

On Tuesday January 28th 2014, Taxpayers Against Fraud’s Co-Executive Director Patrick Burns appeared before the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee to speak in support of West Virginia’s House Bill 4001, also known as the Fair Claims Act.

Joseph E. B. White, President & C.E.O., Taxpayers Against Fraud, Hearing on Proposals to Fight Fraud and Protect Taxpayers: False Claims Act Corrections Act of 2009, House Judiciary Committee, April 1, 2009

The federal government is spending hundreds of billions of dollars to fund Medicare, Medicaid and other health care programs. It is essential that as much as possible be done to ensure that these funds are not lost to fraud, but are spent on purchasing health care services for the more than 90 million Americans these programs serve.