Included in the Transportation-Treasury appropriations bill (H.R. 3058) for fiscal 2006 is a $250,000 earmark for the city of Utica, N.Y., which was designated for the replacement of windows at the Utica Public Library.
The House approved the bill on a 392-31 vote November 18. President Bush signed the $137.6 billion appropriations bill into law November 30.
You can read Rep. Flake’s “Egregious Earmark of the Week” each Wednesday on Human Events Online.