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Alaska’s Bridges to Nowhere Slain

By on 11.16.05 | 3:13PM

Or defunded. But conservatives are rejoicing at the victory over the two transportation projects that amounted to hundreds of millions of dollars in Congressional earmark spending. Andrew Roth has the round up of news and commentary. Next up: parking garages and bike paths.

UPDATE: Readers note that while the bridges are gone, the funds are still flowing to Alaska, probably as a concession to please Ted Stevens. Still, it's a sizable victory.

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