Thompson’s College Scores: Chairman Seeks $23M Earmark

April 21, 2009

House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) is seeking earmarks worth millions of dollars for homeland security projects at the small Mississippi college that he attended, though the school could not explain what the earmarks are for and does not yet appear to have the capacity to provide the services that Thompson wants to fund.

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(Paul Singer, “Thompson’s College Scores: Chairman Seeks $23M Earmark,” Roll Call, 4/21/09)