So basically these things are local projects and don't need any approval from anyone special to pass.
Here are a few examples:
$1.7 million by Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) for swine odor and manure management research
$800,000 for oyster rehab at the University of South Alabama
$951,000 for energy efficient lighting for downtown Detroit
$41 million for three Presidential libraries (don't you wish your local library had that much funding?)
We're also funding a tea-pot museum as well as teaching chinese prostitutes how to drink responsibly on the job.
See why it's important to know what's happening in Washington? This is YOUR money. Every April 15, the IRS collects for these and tons of other unnecessary projects that should be paid for by local taxes (or maybe not paid for at all).
You can keep up with this by letting CAGW send you email alerts. When you see something fishy (or pork-ish), contact your elected officials and tell them to say NO to pork!
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