Tester looks to cut spending to pay down debt, while Rehberg can't step away from the government trough
Helena, Mont. – Congressman Dennis Rehberg continued his long history of excessive government spending with a vote against ending authorization of federal funding for Alaska’s “Bridge to Nowhere” this week [H.R. 662, Vote #159, 3/02/11]. Ending funding for the bridge would have saved $183 million for education and public safety, but instead Rehbeg voted to defend the notorious pork project in Alaska.
Ted Dick, Executive Director of the Montana Democratic Party, had this to say in response to Congressman Rehberg’s defense of the Bridge to Nowhere: