Watson Institute at Brown University
Public Policy

Bring Back Earmarks

January 11, 2018 U.S. News & World Report

Political scientist Eric Patashnik comments on the banned practice of earmarks, saying "Restoring earmarks is not strong enough medicine to cure the dysfunctions of today's Congress. Polarization runs much too deep. But it is still a sensible thing to do."

Bring Back Earmarks (comments by Eric Patashnik) – U.S. News & World Report