"Politics and Other Mistakes" piece on Democratic Congressmen Tom Allen's and Jo

Publication Year:
1998

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Repository URL:
http://digitalcommons.portlandlibrary.com/news_cbw/2167
Author(s):
Diamon, Al
Tags:
Congressmen; Highways; Politics
article description
"Politics and Other Mistakes" piece on Democratic Congressmen Tom Allen's and John Baldacci's votes for "profligate" spending on a federal transportation bill, for which Republican Senators Olympia Snowe and and Susan Collins also voted. Although the four made much of securing $31 million for special projects in Maine; Puerto Rico, which has no vote in Congress, got a bigger percentage increase in its highway funding than Maine.