C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

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Congress brought back earmarks. Now they’re one more point of drama in a divided House.

BY: - August 14, 2023

WASHINGTON — The new Republican chairwoman of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee said just before taking over the panel that she planned to “tweak” how the chamber earmarks spending for community projects — coveted state and local funding that members of Congress request. Some of those changes hinted at by Kay Granger of Texas have […]