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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Govs. Laura Kelly (D-Kans.) and Michael Parson (R-Mo.) July 2024 Porkers of the Month

Gov. Kelly and Gov. Parson restarted the fight to subsidize the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals.

Alec Mena July 16, 2024
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Sen. Susan Collins June 2024 Porker of the Month

Sen. Collins received 231 earmarks costing $575.6 million, the most of any member of Congress.

Alexandra Abrams June 24, 2024
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CAGW Names Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Chuck Fleischmann May 2024 Porker of the Month

For receiving $236.8 million for the single largest pork-barrel earmark, Rep. Fleischmann was an easy choice for this month’s Porker.

Alexandra Abrams May 20, 2024
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Sen. Elizabeth Warren April 2024 Porker of the Month

Sen. Warren wants to expand the size and scope of the IRS’s power and take away personal control from taxpayers.

Alexandra Abrams April 16, 2024
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Sen. Chuck Schumer March 2024 Porker of the Month

CAGW named Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) its March 2024 Porker of the Month for pushing prolific amounts of pork.

Alexandra Abrams March 18, 2024
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Rep. James Clyburn February 2024 Porker of the Month

Rep. James Clyburn said that fixing climate change depends on forgiving student loan debt. 

Alexandra Abrams February 20, 2024
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Gov. Glenn Youngkin January 2024 Porker of the Month

Gov. Youngkin is forcing Virginia and Alexandria taxpayers to spend $300 million to move the Capitals and Wizards to Virginia.

Alexandra Abrams January 22, 2024
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Sen. Dick Durbin November 2023 Porker of the Month

For trying to take away credit card benefits and rewards, Sen. Durbin was an easy choice for this month’s Porker.

Alexandra Abrams November 16, 2023
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel October 2023 Porker of the Month

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel is trying to resurrect terrifying net neutrality rules.

Alexandra Abrams October 17, 2023
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names FTC Chair Lina Khan September 2023 Porker of the Month

FTC Chair Lina Khan is our September 2023 Porker of the Month for requesting a massive 37 percent budget increase.

Alexandra Abrams September 14, 2023
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CAGW Names House Energy-Water Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Chuck Fleischmann August 2023 Porker of the Month

House Energy-Water Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Chuck Fleischmann is our August 2023 Porker of the Month for receiving $273.3 million in pork-barrel earmarks.

Alexandra Abrams August 24, 2023
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Rep. Rob Wittman July 2023 Porker of the Month

Rep. Rob Wittman wants to waste billions on an unnecessary alternate engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Alexandra Abrams July 11, 2023

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