Articles by fflake

Mr. Flake represents the 6th District of Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on International Relations and the Committee on Resources.

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $300,000 for Bovine Genetics in Maryland

'Don't we have enough sacred cows in Congress?'

fflake July 28, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $150,000 to Treat Obesity in California

Not what taxpayers mean by 'cut fat from the budget'

fflake July 14, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $850,000 for the Ala. Beef Connection

Buried in the Agriculture appropriations bill (H.R. 2744) for fiscal year 2006, Rep. Jeff Flake (R.-Ariz.)...

fflake July 3, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $160,000 for Poultry Litter Composting

Project literally fits Rep. Moran's earmark description

fflake June 28, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $140,000 for Opera House in Ohio

'Pork projects like this defy Carmen-sense'

fflake June 9, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $125,000 for New Beach Walkovers

Will voters make us 'walk the plank' in November?

fflake June 2, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $179,000 for Tomato Production in Ohio

'Congress needs to ketchup with public opinion'

fflake May 18, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $100,000 for Community Rec Center

Wasting taxpayer dollars in Rome, N.Y.

fflake April 27, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $750,000 for Free Enterprisers in Mo.

'There's such a thing as a free lunch after all'

fflake April 13, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $229,000 for Dairy Education in Iowa

Rep. Flake: 'This may sound cheesy...'

fflake April 6, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $500,000 for Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Congress hits a 'sour note' once again

fflake April 3, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $1.35 Million for Pasteurizing Shell Eggs

'I like bacon with my eggs, but this is taking it too far'

fflake March 16, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week$446,000 Oyster Treatment in Florida

Congressman Jeff Flake (R.-Ariz.) has discovered another egregious earmark buried in the Agriculture...

fflake February 22, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week$597,000 for Montana Sheep Institute

'This earmark is baaaaa-ad.'

fflake February 16, 2006