Young 'proud' of 'bridge to nowhere,' other earmarks

Crabtree, Susan
June 2007
Hill;6/14/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 71, p6
The article reports on the defense of U.S. Representative Don Young on his earmark for a bridge construction project and another that secured $10 million for a road construction in Florida. He decided to defend himself when House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dave Obey referred to the bridge project as a scandal. Young admits that he is proud of his earmarks and should not be treated as a scandal.


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