28. September 2005 · Comments Off on Louisiana’s Pork-Grab · Categories: Politics

The details of this story are just coming to light. But I think when it finally does, the rest of the country may just rise in outrage, and tell their representitives to flip Louisiana’s one huge finger. Will it cause those citizens to shine the same light on themselves? I’m skeptical.

Update: Here are some links, for those of you who wish to look into this more deeply. But be forwarned, the legislation is about 500 pages long:

September 22, 2005

Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and David Vitter, R-La., today introduced the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief and Economic Recovery Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation to provide long-term relief and much-needed assistance to the people of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast as they work to recover and rebuild the region.


Text of Legislation

Section by Section Summary

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