Pork

The Tangled Pork Web of Rep. Hal Rogers

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington went medieval on KY’s 5th District Rep. Hal Rogers this morning, releasing a 27-page report (PDF) on the epic web of pork, federal spending and organizations that Hal Rogers has built over the…

Hal Rogers is a Changed Ham

Halimah Abdullah in this morning’s Herald profiles the new and impr… well, House Appropriations Chieftain Hal Rogers: Widely known for steering federal dollars to projects in his district, the Somerset Republican and House Appropriations Committee chairman is now helping lead…

Here are Jim Bunning’s earmarks

All 110 and $657 million that he requested: Air-Supported TEMPER Tents for Force Provider Deployable Medical Systems $8,000,000 Army Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement Research Initiative $2,000,000 AT4-Confined Space Tandem Warhead YJ05 $4,250,000 Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Research $1,750,000 De-Weighting Military…

Here are Mitch McConnell’s earmarks

All 58 and $276 million of them that he requested: Conservation Technical Assistance Grants $750,000 Kentucky Soil Erosion Control and Soil Survey Program $1,000,000 UK/Advanced Genetic Technologies Project $650,000 UK/Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Forage-Animal Production Research Unit $4,000,000 UK/Animal Health,…

The Hal Rogers cheerleading committee

Ben Chandler: “Congressman Rogers’ new appointment can’t be anything but good for the commonwealth — this is a great honor for both Rogers and our state,” said Chandler, D-Versailles. “It’s been a pleasure working with Hal in the past, and…