Thune Working With Groups That Normally Benefit From Earmarks

It appears democrats in Congress will go along with a plan to drop earmarks from spending bills. That’s the process where a Senator or Representative specifies where federal money will be spent.  South Dakota Senator John Thune says his office is working with groups who have depended on the earmark spending in the past…

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Thune says agencies will be responsible for making most spending decisions…

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Thune says Congress will have a continuing role in making sure the money gets where it needs to go…

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(courtesy WNAX, Yankton)

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