Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), the Prince of Pork, has publicly sworn off earmarking, even if it hurts his district. Nevertheless, CREW has found other ways Rep. Rogers has steered millions of federal dollars to a complicated web of pet recipients. Rep. Rogers’ influence over the appropriations process and the ways he has structured federal spending in his southeastern Kentucky district leaves him perfectly positioned to direct money to favorite projects, regardless of the earmark ban.
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Rep. Rogers' Neighborhood