Congress still hasn’t agreed on how much — or even whether — to cut federal spending, but there was a small but significant victory for fiscal sanity last week: Pork appropriator extraordinaire Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, pulled funding for his infamous “Bridge to Nowhere” project. The $320 million savings is small in the context of the federal budget, but the symbolism is large. Now, other lawmakers need to get the message and go on a pork-free diet.
Posted by Phillip Brownlee
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