Sweeney's Red Handed Again
Sweeney's way of doing things:
donations = favors (expensive ones that the people of this district can't afford)
a new story up at Room8, go read it right now.
The Cliff-notes version: Robin and William Hubbard have given Sweeney's campaign $4,200 to date.
Now their foundation has earmarks totaling $1,400,000 in the pending HHS appropriations bill.
This isn't the first time Sweeney's been caught red-handed doling out pay to play favors:
- Read Sweeney's comments defending earmarks here.
- Last Month Sweeney introduced legislation that shifts the cost of doing business from corporations to taxpayers for one of his $5,500 PAC donors.
- Sweeney co-sponsored a bill that was opposed by consumers and supported by his business donors