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The Debate Over Earmarks

January 17, 2018

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are debating whether to revive the practice of earmarks after President Trump expressed support for reversing a ban that has been in place since 2011.

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Former Congressman William Zeliff and Concord Coalition Official To Discuss U.S. Budget Challenges in Newburyport

October 06, 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MASS. --Former Congressman William H. Zeliff andChase A. Hagaman, a regional director for the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, will be featured speakers in a public program Thursday night, Oct. 13, in Newburyport on the fiscal challenges facing the nation, the next president and Congress.

Zeliff was deputy Republican whip in the U.S. House, where he served from 1990 to 1997 as a representative from New Hampshire. He authored the "A to Z Budget Cutting Tool" used by members of Congress to encourage fiscal responsibility.