Pork barrel spending on the rise in Congress, watchdog group says

Townhall.com Staff
Posted: Jul 19, 2017 1:37 PM

Despite declaring a moratorium on pork-barrel spending more than five years ago, members of Congress secured 163 earmarks in the 2017 federal budget worth $6.8 billion, according to a new report by Citizens Against Government Waste. Spending on the special projects — often requested by a single member of Congress for companies and organizations in […]