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Fighting earmarking in the federal budget is an uphill battle

Fighting earmarking in the federal budget is an uphill battle

BioScience 49(2): 4

The 105th Congress's FY 1999 Omnibus Appropriations Bill allowed for earmarks totaling billions of tax dollars. The earmarked money will be used for the pet projects or institutions of members of Congress. Critics of earmarking say that Congress members are underqualified for prioritizing federal research spending, but it seems that earmarking may be the easiest way for Congress members to get funding for their constituents.

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