Video: The Potential Return of Earmarks
Wednesday morning, Taxpayers for Common Sense President Stephen Ellis and Congressional Institute President Mark Strand talked about the potential return of earmarks on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal. They discussed the pros and cons of earmarks, the political ramifications for the 2022 elections and how Congress came to discuss the practice once again.
- Read: “Earmarks are inequitable, corrupt, and costly — they should not be brought back” by Citizens Against Government Waste.
- Read: “Earmarks can lead to legislating, which can lead to healing” by the Congressional Institute.
- Read: “Restoring the power of the purse: Earmarks and re-empowering legislators to deliver local benefits” by the American Enterprise Institute.