How to Improve Earmark Reform

Will Democrats crack down on corrupt practices?Steny Hoyer Vows to Save EarmarksBush Proposes Earmark Reform...

uutt January 4, 2007

Will New Congress Be Santa to Taxpayers and Grinch to Lobbyists?

Frozen budget means more flexibility for all

uutt December 15, 2006

How Pelosi Can Use Lame Duck Session to Restore Integrity to Budget Process

Rejecting earmarks would chart a bold course

uutt November 9, 2006

Congress Considers Costly Bailouts for Amtrak, Washington's Metro

Fiscally irresponsible, counterproductive to reform

uutt September 15, 2006

Will Senate Raid Treasury for Amtrak?

Keep system on tight budget as president suggests

uutt September 6, 2006

The Biggest Pork-Barrel Earmark in History?

Rep. Tom Davis wants $1.5 million for D.C. subway

uutt July 17, 2006

Derail Mississippi's 'Railroad to Nowhere'

Be wary of both pork project in the Senate bill

uutt April 27, 2006

Lobbyist Reform Bills Need Some Work

Two bills appear noteworthy, but could be tougher

uutt March 7, 2006

Bait-and-Switch on Alaska Bridges Undermine Congress's Credibility

Projects are viewed as waste of taxpayers' money

uutt December 22, 2005

Congress, States Slow to Confront Kelo

Property rights initiatives get bogged down

uutt December 8, 2005

Leadership Change Could Put Passenger Rail Back on Track

In a long overdue move, Amtrak’s board of directors fired David Gunn, Amtrak’s president, on...

uutt November 18, 2005

Congress Should Redirect Highway Earmarks to Katrina Relief

Early reports of the extraordinary devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans and...

uutt September 9, 2005