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Appropriations game

As Bill Young comes to Tiger Bay, I want to ask him: Why are you such a tease?

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After a long absence, the Honorable C.W. Bill Young ventures back into the Tigers’ den. The 20-term Congressman has a rich array of current issues he may choose to address –economic recovery and the stimulus, the health-care debate, energy policy and offshore drilling. Rep. Young is an influential and knowledgeable master of the Appropriations game. How does he balance fiscal conservatism with bringing home a prodigious share of earmarks to his district and Florida universities? Another of Rep. Young’s specialties…

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