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April 02, 2012


House Republicans Discuss Reviving Earmarks

Reuters: "Few members of Congress have been bold enough to use the 'e' word since both the House and Senate temporarily banned the practice last year after public outcries about Alaska's 'Bridge to Nowhere' and other pork barrel projects. But as lawmakers wrestle with legislative paralysis, there are signs that earmarks -- special interest projects that used to be tacked onto major bills -- could make a comeback."












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