Lawmaker seeks to cut size of Sandy-relief proposal

01/9/2013 | Hill, The

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., says he will introduce amendments that would reduce the $50.7 billion relief bill for states hit by Hurricane Sandy, and that he thinks other lawmakers also will propose such amendments. "These disaster bills are becoming pork spending. There's lots of spending in these bills that has nothing to do with the disaster," McClintock said.

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