During his six years as chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee,  Alaskan Congressman Don Young dramatically escalated the controversial practice of "earmarking," which sets aside federal money for pet projects.
During his six years as chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Alaskan Congressman Don Young dramatically escalated the controversial practice of "earmarking," which sets aside federal money for pet projects. Bob Hallinen / Anchorage Daily News
During his six years as chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Alaskan Congressman Don Young dramatically escalated the controversial practice of "earmarking," which sets aside federal money for pet projects. Bob Hallinen / Anchorage Daily News

Alaska lawmaker promoted earmarks, raked in cash

November 11, 2007 07:00 AM

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