Thursday, December 14, 2006

No Pork For the Sound

Democrats in Congress are trying to control pork barrel spending, which is good. Unfortunately EPA’s Long Island Sound office, which is coordinating the clean up of the Sound, is mostly funded by Congressional pork. Bush’s budget includes just $770,000 for the Sound program; the rest of the program’s $2.5 million comes from Congressional earmarks, a/k/a pork. The Stamford Advocate explains.



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