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So 3 months after Hurrican Sandy....

Started Jan 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
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vadimraskin
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Re: Red-hot PORK for Red States in Sandy Bill.
In reply to DaveOl, Feb 2, 2013

DaveOl wrote:

Pork is anything that is totally unrelated to what the bill is meant to do. It is all the extra spending put in for spending in a politicians district to get his vote.

I also found a better breakdown of this pork in the ORIGINAL Sandy Bill.

$ 58.8 Million for reforestation on PRIVATE LAND.

$197 Million to protect coastal ecosystems and habitat impacted by Hurricane Sandy ( This may not be considered pork)

$10.78 Billion for public transportation most of which is allocated to future construction and improvements.

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