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Egregious Earmark of the Week

Mesa, Arizona – Republican Congressman Jeff Flake, who represents Arizona’s Sixth District, today highlighted a pork project contained in the Omnibus Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2008.


This week’s egregious earmark: $284,000 for blackbird management in North Dakota and South Dakota.


“This Congress has nothing to crow about when it comes to earmark reform,” said Flake.


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