Congressional Earmarks

The House Rules Committee conducted a second day of hearings to examine the issue of earmarks, or congressional spending that directs funds for a… read more

The House Rules Committee conducted a second day of hearings to examine the issue of earmarks, or congressional spending that directs funds for a specific project to a member’s district or state. Representatives of policy groups testified both in favor and against before the panel, including the heads of Citizens Against Government Waste and the Bipartisan Policy Center. The witnesses discussed topics such as transparency, constitutional authority, merit-based assessments of projects, and the influence of members with congressional seniority. close

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Congressional Earmarks

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Program ID:
439802-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
H-313, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 18, 2018 | 10:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2018 | 6:10am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 18, 2018 | 10:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2018 | 6:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
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