TITLE

In earmark scrutiny, fiscal hawks leave most House GOP leaders unscathed

AUTHOR(S)
Bogardus, Kevin
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 106, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issues concerning the amendments of the 2007 House appropriation bills targeting an estimated total of $140 million in specific earmarks in the U.S. Representative Jeff Flake reduces $48 million from the projects of John Murtha. Flake proposes to cut 47 projects from spending bills, while Jeb Hensarling proposed 11 amendments. Furthermore, Democratic leaders sponsor 43 amendments, while the Grand Old Party (GOP) supports 15.
ACCESSION #
26746199

 

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