PORKBUSTERS UPDATE: Reader Robert Duncan notes some real progress regarding Alaska’s Gravina bridge-to-nowhere:
Take a look at this amendment that Senator Coburn filed today to the TTHUD appropriations bill. It takes money from the bridge to nowhere in Alaska and designates it to pay for the bridge from Slidwell La. to New Orleans. If you want to make real progress, tell people to call Senator Coburn’s office and encourage him to ask for a vote on this amendment. They should also call their Senators’ offices and ask them to support this amendment. Attached is the text of the amendment. Looks like your efforts are starting to pay off.
You can see the amendment emailed by Duncan here.
UPDATE: Here’s a PDF of Coburn’s Dear Colleague letter in support of the amendment.