WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Citizens Against Government Waste today released its preliminary analysis of the House version of the Fiscal 2010 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.
There are 322 ear-mark projects in the bill, costing taxpayers $219.7 million. House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) added $9.3 million for 10 projects and House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) added $5.3 million for six projects.
Here are examples of what CAGW calls "wasteful spending" that CAGW says members of the House added into to the bill:
Citizens Against Government Waste is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, mismanagement and abuse in government.
SOURCE: Citizens Against Government Waste via Business Wire.