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August 31st, 2006

How N. Texas Earmarks Got Into Spending Bill

Abstract:
When Congress returns from its summer recess next week, one of the items on its agenda is the Labor-Health and Human Services appropriations bill. The controversial legislation contains about half-a-billion dollars in earkmarks, also known as pork, including 26 million dollars for Texas Congressional districts. They include: $100,000 so U-T Dallas can help equip its Nanotechnology Cancer Center.

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