Buried in the Agriculture appropriations bill (H.R. 2744) for fiscal year 2006 is an earmark definitely worthy of some attention.
Rep. Jeff Flake (R.-Ariz.) has highlighted the pork project as this week’s egregious earmark: $179,000 for hydroponic tomato production in Ohio.
"Congress needs to ketchup with public opinion and start getting serious about eliminating pork projects like this," said Flake.
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