PBS NewsHour Investigation: Members of Congress Steer Money Close to Home
Investigation Finds Members of Congress Steer Millions Close to Home Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Investigation: Members of Congress Steer Money Close to Home
A Washington Post investigation found that 33 members of Congress earmarked more than $300 million total for public projects near properties they own while 16 members sent taxpayer money to companies with connections to their close family members. Gwen Ifill and Post reporter Kimberly Kindy discuss the findings and the laws.
Premiere Date: 02/08/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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