U.S. PIRG Report Shows Link Between Transportation Earmarks and Campaign Giving

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A new report from U.S. PIRG looks at the connection between transportation earmarks and campaign contributions, as reported in the N.Y. Times.


"In a political system in which elected officials must raise huge sums of campaign contributions from major donors to win reelection, spending may be skewed toward road widening and new highway projects favored by developers, road builders and other interests," the report says.


For the full report, click here.