Congressional Budget Earmarks

The guest explained ‘earmarks’ in the congressional budget appropriations process. He said there were $19 billion in congressional earmarks in… read more

The guest explained ‘earmarks’ in the congressional budget appropriations process. He said there were $19 billion in congressional earmarks in last year’s federal budget. The Office of Management and Budget has created a searchable database of earmarks for public use. He reported that critics fear that earmarks for private companies create the possibility of undue influence. The guest responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Congressional Budget Earmarks

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Program ID:
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Category:
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Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2007 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2007 | 3:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 30, 2007 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2007 | 3:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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