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

Bogardus, Kevin
September 2007
Hill;9/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 106, p32
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.


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