Report finds earmarks still being requested

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and her staff studied this year’s defense authorization bill and found earmarks worth $834 million in it, despite a Republican moratorium. There were 24 Democrats with requests the report identifies as earmarks, and 18 Republicans. Read related article.

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and her staff studied this year’s defense authorization bill and found earmarks worth $834 million in it, despite a Republican moratorium.
Source: Analysis by the office of Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.). The Washington Post. Published on December 10, 2011, 9:54 p.m.
 
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