Copper-theft fight shows pork spending

September 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/1/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p28
The author explores the problem of copper theft in the U.S. He looked at the issue of pork-barrel spending to combat the problem of copper theft. He made mention of the efforts made to address the issue in Las Vegas. Senator Harry Reid proposed a bill that would appropriate $400,000 to combat the problem. He related the reaction of the Citizen Against Government Waste on the bill and criticized the governmental process that would address the issue.


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