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Pa. Senator backs expiration for highway earmarks
Posted By Tina Grady Barbaccia On February 2, 2011 @ 2:11 am In Aggbeat Online,Featured News | No Comments
“Open earmarks” occur when money Congress sets aside for pet projects do not get spent.
Casey, a Democrat, has introduced two bills last week: the Redistribution of Unspent Earmarks Act and the Use It or Lose It Act. Together, according to the Feb. 1 USA Today report. The bills would mandate that earmarks older than three years be returned to the states to use on any eligible highway project.
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