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    Tom Schatz on 2020 Pork-Barrel Spending

    Citizens Against Government Waste’s Tom Schatz discussed his group’s 2020 Congressional Pig Book, which is an annual compilation of pork-barrel projects in the federal budget.

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    2020 Congressional Pig Book Release

    Citizens against Government Waste released an annual report on government spending, also known as the “Pig Book,” outlining pork-barrel projects attached to spending bills. President Tom…

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    Tom Schatz on Pork-Barrel Spending in Congress

    Tom Schatz discussed Citizens Against Government Waste’s 2019 “Congressional Pig Book,” an annual compilation of “pork-barrel” projects in the federal budget.

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    Thomas Schatz on Wasteful Government Spending

    Thomas Schatz talked about the findings of his Citizens Against Government Waste organization’s 2018 Congressional Pig Book, which looks at wasteful government spending.

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    Fiscal Cliff Legislation Tax Breaks

    Thomas Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” legislation approved by Congress and what was in the deal, which included tax breaks for NASCAR and plug-in scooters. He also responded to…

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    2012 Congressional Pig Book Release

    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,”…

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    Federal Spending Oversight

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on government waste. The report said the federal government had…

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    Future of Earmarks

    Representatives from government watchdog groups spoke to reporters and answered questions about the federal budget and appropriations process, the use of earmarks to designate spending of…

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    2010 Congressional Pig Book Release

    Participants spoke to reporters about an annual report on government spending programs contained in the Congressional “Pig Book.” The 2010 Pig Book features a complete database of “pork”…

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    Government Spending

    Tom Schatz talked about President Obama’s budget proposal, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Schatz also talked about his group’s recommendations on…

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    International Platform Association Annual Meeting

    Participants talked about a number of issues including participation in political parties, civil rights and higher education for African-Americans, and government spending.

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    2009 Congressional Pig Book Release

    Mr. Schatz and others spoke to reporters about an annual report on government spending programs contained in the Congressional “Pig Book.” The 2009 Pig Book features a complete database of…

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    Congressional Earmarks

    Tom Schatz talked about congressional earmarks. Members of the 110th Congress allocated more than 7 billion dollars to earmarks in the 2008 spending bills enacted during the week, with a…

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    Eliminating Earmarks

    The Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on…

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    Legislative Earmarks Reform

    The Americans for Prosperity Foundation held a press conference to start a nationwide grassroots bus tour, the “Ending Earmarks Express.” The bus would tour sites that have received…

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    Federal Income Tax Policy

    Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy, federal spending levels, wasteful programs, burdens placed on middle and working class tax payers, and various reform proposals. They also…

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    2007 Congressional Pig Book Release

    Mr. Schatz and Senators McCain and DeMint and Representative Flake spoke to reporters about an annual report on government spending programs contained in the Congressional “Pig Book.”…

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    Pork Barrel Spending

    Mr. Schatz talked about his organization’s annual report on pork-barrel spending in the federal budget. The Congressional Pig Book released the previous day includes projects found mostly…

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    Government Spending

    Participants talked about fiscal conservatism and government spending priorities during a portion of the 34th annual Conservative Political Action Conference titled “Congress: Have the Big…

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    Federal Budget and Spending Priorities

    Conservative organizations held a press conference at the Capitol to call on Congress to remove “pork” and excess spending form the supplemental appropriations. One of the projects that…

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