A Few Pet Projects

Friday, December 21, 2007

Some earmarks in the spending bill approved by Congress this week:

  • $100,000 for streetscaping and signage in the Los Angeles Fashion District
  • At least six earmarks totaling $10.4 million for ProLogic, a West Virginia company under federal investigation
  • $250,000 for the Bremerton Public Library restoration in Bremerton, Wash.
  • $126,000 for the National First Ladies' Library in Canton, Ohio
  • $250,000 for construction at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser, Wash.
  • $2.4 million for Haddad Riverfront Park renovations in Charleston, W.Va.
  • $8.8 million for the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium at Eastern Kentucky University

SOURCE: Taxpayers for Common Sense


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