2012 Congressional Pig Book Release

Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending programs. The news conference… read more

Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending programs. The news conference coincided with the release of the Congressional 2012 “Pig Book,” reported areports a “record low” of only 152 earmarks, a 98.3% decrease from the 9,129 earmarks in fiscal year 2010. The annual report revealed that although earmarks have dropped drastically, numerous pet projects had still found their ways into appropriation bills, despite the moratorium on earmarks. close

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2012 Congressional Pig Book Release

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Program ID:
305501-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 23, 2012

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  • Apr 17, 2012 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 17, 2012 | 8:25pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 17, 2012 | 9:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2012 | 3:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2012 | 12:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2012 | 6:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2012 | 11:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 2012 | 1:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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