Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Loaded With "Pork" - FOX 35 News Orlando


Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Loaded With "Pork"

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The US Senate has taken up a huge spending bill that would provide billions in relief and repair funding for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. But lawmakers are also tacking on expensive pet projects that have nothing to do with the hurricane:

- $336M for Amtrak

- $150M for fisheries in Alaska and the Gulf Coast

- $2.4M for vehicles for US Customs and Border Protection

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