Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Clients Of Raided Lobbyists Rake In Earmarks

The Hill:

Clients of a defense lobby shop under investigation are continuing to score earmarks from their patrons in Congress, despite the firm being on the verge of shutting its doors permanently.

Several clients of The PMA Group, which was raided by the FBI in November, are slated to receive earmarks worth at least $8 million in the omnibus spending bill funding the federal government through the rest of fiscal 2009, according to a list of projects put together by Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) .

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My Comment: If the company's doors are closed .... would they still be brash enough to cash the check?

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