Memo to the New Congressional Leadership: How to Improve Proposals for Congressional Earmark and Lobbying Reform
Publication Date: January 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Ronald D. Utt
Keywords: Budget; port; ethics; rules
Coverage: United States
Any serious earmark reform must require extensive reporting and transparency so as to expose the link between earmarks and campaign contributions. Anything less would not restore integrity to the legislative process.