Earmarks’ Return to Capitol Hill


Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Gerd Altmann & Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay  As DMGS noted previously, earmarks are making a return in the 117th Congress after a decade-long moratorium. Democrats in both chambers and House Republicans allowed their members to request earmarks, renamed “community project funding.” Leaders of both parties required their members to limit [...]

Earmarks’ Return to Capitol Hill2021-06-10T21:07:49-04:00

House Earmarks Return With New Guidelines


Digital Collage by Ryan Stevens; photo sources by Tumisu & Francine Sreca from Pixabay  Earmarks are coming back for Congress’s next round of annual funding bills. However, for-profit companies will be excluded, and the money available will only be a small slice of appropriations. House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) announced her panel’s plan to solicit lawmakers’ requests for earmarks, [...]

House Earmarks Return With New Guidelines2021-03-09T13:12:45-05:00
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