Articles related to pork barrel spending
The Decade in Pork Barrel Earmark Spending – The Decade's Worst ...
As we near the end of 2009, another decade of pork barrel, earmark spending of your money by your U.S. Congress cha-chings to a $208 billion end.
Earmark Spending – What is Earmark Spending in the US Congress?
Earmark spending; also called “pork barrel” spending, is funding inserted into the annual federal budget by individual legislators for special projects or purposes ...
Site Detailing Government Spending Omits $619 Billion in Spending
Aug 11, 2014 ... Pork Barrel Government Spending Chows Down on Taxpayers' Money. ... The USASpending.gov website, created in 2007 by the Office of ...
Wasteful Spending Down for Oklahoma - State Ranks as Much ...
An annual report produced by GAGW, the Pig Book identifies thousands of "pork- barrel" projects in the federal budget. The following are the seven criteria ...
CAMRA: A Study of Government Waste?
Is spending another $90 million of taxpayers' money going to produce different results? "Yes" and "No," says Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) in ...
Will Higher Taxes on Gasoline Lead to Higher Government Spending?
Rather, the added revenue will allow the government to waste even more money on pork-barrel projects. This is related to the idea of the Starve the Beast theory ...
Palin and Pork-Barrel Spending - Palin Political Cartoon
A political cartoon about Sarah Palin and her pork-barrel spending record.
Mark Sanford Bio -- A Profile of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford
Jun 24, 2009 ... As Congressman, Sanford's opposition to pork-barrel spending prevented him from accepting money that benefited his own district.
The Three-Legged Stool of Government Retirement
Nevermind pork barrel spending and costly public assistance programs. Personnel is a large portion of any organization's budget, and scapegoating employees ...
Farm Subsidies - Liberal & Progressive Politics, Perspectives
The 2008 Farm Bill was derided as bloated pork-barrel politics by a plethora of Congress members, both liberals and conservatives, who hail from non-farming ...