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Jeff City Talk Show Host Chastises Hulshof and Skelton on Earmarks

June 17th, 2008 by jjjameson · No Comments

Congressmen Hulshof & Skelton with Sen. Kit Bond

Jay Kersting, host of “Jefferson City’s Morning News” on NewsTalk 1240 KLIK, criticizes on his blog, both Congressmen Hulshof and Skelton on an earmark they recently sponsored:

Yesterday, Congressman Ike Skelton proudly presented Federal TAXPAYER money to a law enforcement program that will do a lot to improve the safety and security of our Mid Missouri region. $1.27 Million to a six county program to improve communication, etc., between law enforcement agencies was brought home by the congressman.

And Skelton is not the ONLY one with dirty hands on this earmark. Representative Kenny Hulshof (also a candidate for Missouri Governor) helped slide this one past everyone without getting a vote. Read more…

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Tags: Affirmative Action · Rep. Ike Skelton · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Senator. Kit Bond

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