In earmark fight, Flake targets Obey

Crabtree, Susan
June 2007
Hill;6/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 74, p1
The article reports on the move of Representative Jeff Flake to adjust the federal budget of some government projects in the U.S. including the pet project of Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey. Accordingly, many Republican leaders have supported Flake on its movement to make Obey disclose the earmarks in spending bills until the final stage of the legislative process. Meanwhile, Democrats claimed that the Grand Old Party lawmakers are acting like reborn reformers.


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