03/21/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dem Rep Introduces 'Suspending Travel After Years Of Pleasure Trips On Unwitting Taxpayers Act'

Last summer, the Wall Street Journal found the amount of taxpayer funds spent on travel by members of Congress has increased dramatically since strict rules on privately funded trips were introduced in 2005.

Now, one congressman wants to curtail his colleague's travel.

Rep. Timothy Johnson (R-Ill.) introduced the "Suspending Travel After Years of Pleasure Trips on Unwitting Taxpayers Act"...

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