Pork Barrel Politics: A Report

A new analysis by the Office of Congresssman George Miller finds that 14 members of Congress voted to continue farm subsidies from which they personally benefit while failing to continue nutrition aid for 47 million Americans. These members of Congress:

  • Are each Republicans;
  • Have a total net worth of up to $124.5 million;
  • Have received a total of at least $7.2 million  in farm subsidies;
  • Each previously voted to gut the SNAP program by giving states large financial incentives to kick families off SNAP

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Member profiles:

               

      Rep. Robert Aderholt                 Rep. Blake Farenthold                  Rep. Stephen Fincher      

 

               

     Rep. Vicki Hartzler                          Rep. John Kline                          Rep. Doug LaMalfa

 

               

     Rep. Tom Latham                         Rep. Frank Lucas                      Rep. Cynthia Lummis

 

               georgemiller.house.gov/sites/georgemiller.house.gov/files/Pork%20Barrel%20Politics.pdf#page=21

   Rep. Randy Neugebauer                 Rep. Kristi Noem                       Rep. Marlin Stutzman

 

                                                

                         Rep. Mac Thornberry                                        Rep. David Valadao