Finding Ways to Curb Pork Spending

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The House recently passed an ethics reform package that requires lawmakers to be identified with individual earmark spending, better known as pork. But will that amount to substantive change?


Jodi Schneider, economics and finance editor at Congressional Quarterly

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA), co-chair of Congressional Caucus on Sudan; proposed a $50 million earmark for funding for Sudan

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the Republican Study Comittittee Budget and Spending Task Force



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