Wednesday, May 17, 2006

"Oink, Oink!" Goes the House

Andrew Taylor reports that the House is ignoring its pledge over pet projects:
Just two weeks after the House passed a reform bill requiring lawmakers to attach their names to pet projects, GOP leaders are advancing spending bills containing billions of dollars in such parochial "earmarks" whose sponsors remain anonymous.
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Photo credit: Appropriations Committee Chairman Jerry Lewis, R-Calif., is facing scrutiny for his dealings with earmark-seeking lobbyist Bill Lowery, a former congressman from San Diego. (Gerald Herbert, AP)

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