GOP Pushing Anti-Pork Bill in the House

May 2005
Rock Products;May2005, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p21
Focuses on the implications of the Obligation of Funds Transparency Act of 2005, sponsored by Representative Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), that would require U.S. government agencies to fund earmark projects only if it is included in the text of spending bills for projects. Other sponsors of the bill.


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