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Press Release

A Very Small Sampling of Projects Congress Wants You to Pay For

10/31/2001

Sources: Heritage Foundation, Citizens Against Government Waste

$800,000 New Mexico Police Athletic League

$1,500,000 Conservation and management of the Bering Sea crab

$350,000 Turtle Mountain Community College’s Department of Justice for “Project Peacemaker”

$5,000,000 Gasification of Iowa Switch Grass

$2,000,000 Idaho Accelerator Center

$500,000 Recovery of Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse

$50,000 Indian Arts and Crafts Board

$2,000,000 Vulcan monument

$1,000,000 Sevier County, Utah for the construction of a multi-events center

$1,000,000 Indiana shoreline erosion

$4,000,000 for Arkabulta Lake in Mississippi

$7,000,000 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

$5,000,000 Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, New Mexico

$3,500,000 Ice Age Trail

$4,300,000 Shrimp research

$1,000,000 Satsuma orange research

$750,000 Agricultural waste utilization in West Virginia