H.R. 5258, The Earmark Transparency Act of 2010 (3 comments ↓)

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H.R. 5258 would amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require Congress to establish a unified and searchable database on a public website for congressional earmarks.

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Ken Parsons

August 30, 2010, 10:23am (report abuse)

If Congress has time to pass bills to rename Post Offices then they have time to openly vote on all earmarks in public and standing on their own merits. There should be no amendments to any bill that is not directly related to the Bill's title.


August 31, 2010, 8:36am (report abuse)

Why bother? Jerks like Bingaman will just ignore this rule too.

A Question

September 2, 2010, 11:03am (report abuse)

for all of those who voted for Obama.

Are you embarrassed yet?

You certainly should be.

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