Roskam Targets HHS Incompetence

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Chairman Roskam Demands Answers from HHS on Erroneous Obamacare Tax Credits WASHINGTON, DC—Friday, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services … Continue reading

Earmarks in the Health & Human Services and Labor Budgets – Part 5

There was so much in the congressional Labor Department and Health and Human Services budgets this year that I could not download the file. I had to wait for Taxpayers for Common Sense to create a spreadsheet. This the final … Continue reading

Earmarks in the Health & Human Services and Labor Budgets – Part 4

Again thanks to Taxpayers for Common Sense, McHenry County Blog can give you an idea what pork in this year’s congressional budget looks like. We continue in alphabetical order. Today we are reaching the middle of the alphabetical. We cover … Continue reading

Earmarks in the Health & Human Services and Labor Budgets – Part 3

Taxpayers for Common Sense made it relatively painless to find the projects that Illinois congressmen claimed credit for in this year’s budget. We have looked at Melissa Bean’s, Jerry Costello’s, Danny Davis’ and Dick Durbin’s previously. Today we see ex-Chicago … Continue reading

Dick Durbin’s Earmarks in the Health & Human Services and Labor Budgets – Part 2

Here’s the bacon that United States Senator Dick Durbin brought him in this year’s budget from the Health and Human Services and Labor budgets. I found it with the help of Citizens for Common Sense, which, amazingly enough, has an … Continue reading

Earmarks in the Health & Human Services and Labor Budgets – Part 1

And the pork barrels keep rolling out of Congress. Today, we look at the money tucked away in the Health and Human Services and Labor Department Budget. The date has not been provided by Congress itself in a format which … Continue reading