TITLE

$8B of pork; Dems take 60 percent

AUTHOR(S)
Tiron, Roxana; Wurman, Ilan
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Hill;5/22/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 61, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. House has approved roughly $8 billion in earmarks as part of the 2008 defense authorization bill, which will be shared by both Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. However, given their majority, Democrats claimed nearly 60% of the bill's earmarks, the author noted. Since there are new House rules, for the first time the earmarks have been disclosed as part of the bill's report, the author inferred.
ACCESSION #
25299923

 

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