Thursday, September 08, 2005

Flood control or pork?

Over the last five years, Louisiana has received about $1.9 billion for Corps of Engineers civil works projects, more than any other state. But much of that money was spent on questionable projects that had nothing to do with flood control. In "Money Flowed to Questionable Projects," Michael Grunwald of the Washington Post takes a hard look at how politics channel how Corps of Engineer money is spent, and possibly wasted.
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