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Among more than 100 local projects for which U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott recently sought funding earmarks in the coming federal budget are a new cancer-research program, municipal road projects and a law-enforcement initiative to combat gang violence.
Also included on the Seattle Democrat's 2010 appropriations wish list is a relatively modest — but curious — appeal:
A $250,000 request to fund a "window repair and limestone sill replacement" at The Rainier Club — one of Seattle's premier private clubs, whose members include some of the city's most well-heeled and politically connec
Originally posted by Mudman21
And yes, $250,000 is not a lot of money when it comes to government spending, but it's our money, and I am getting tired of it being wasted!