Earmarks spearheaded by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., are catching serious scrutiny in a report by The New York Times for a small military part with a hefty price tag. Observes have commented in the past on how Rogers is known as the “Prince of Pork”, which clashes with the GOP’s austerity movement.… Continue reading NY Times Focuses on Rogers’s Continued Pork Spending
Calling him the “Prince of Pork”, an ethics watchdog group says U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, has funneled more than $236 million in federal funds to several non-profit organizations that he created. In March, Rogers swore off earmarks and joined a GOP pledge to cut spending and reduce the… Continue reading Rogers Still “Prince of Pork” With Non-Profit Empire, Says Ethics Group
The Louisville Air Pollution Control District has ordered Swift and Company to reduce the odors coming from its Butchertown pork processing operation.