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For Immediate Release Contact: Leslie K. Paige
February 2, 1999  

 

CHANNEL ONE NEWS COMMENDED FOR SAVING TAXPAYERS MILLIONS

Citizens Against Government Waste Call Channel One a Model Private-Public Partnership

(January 22, 1999) – Citizens Against Government Waste, the respected taxpayer watchdog group, applauded the Channel One network for "saving the U.S. taxpayer millions of dollars very year," and said that "Channel One's partnership with 12,000 schools across the nation is a model for what a private-public partnership should be."

PORK ALERT

With the White House and Congress trading accusations about who really wants to spend the Social Security surplus, pork has taken on more significance than ever before.  If previous years are any guide, pork-barrel spending is likely to exceed $13 billion this year – enough to trim the budget by 4 percent.  Here are some of the more hideous examples of pork-barrel in this year’s spending bills:

Agriculture Appropriations bill (signed into law 10/22/99):

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CAGW Names Rep. Bennie Thompson June 2018 Porker of the Month

Rep. Thompson is CAGW's Porker of the Month for attempting to create taxpayer-funded dorms for members of Congress.