Thursday, November 25, 2010

Congressman Flake Spotlights Egregious Earmark of the Week

Congressman Jeff FlakeMesa, Arizona, Nov 24 - Republican Congressman Jeff Flake, who represents Arizona’s Sixth District, today highlighted a pork project contained in the agriculture appropriations bill for fiscal year 2010.

This week’s egregious earmark: $500,000 for the National Wild Turkey Federation in Nebraska.

“No thanks on the pork, but could you please pass the earmark reform?” said Flake.
Contact: Matthew Specht 202-225-2635

TEXT and IMAGE CREDIT: Congressman Jeff Flake

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