And I've proposed doing away with over 200 programs and 4,000 wasteful projects and to freeze all other spending.
Each year," it said, "wasteful and parochial projects, unlikely to pass on their own merits, are tucked into omnibus bills.
Finance for needed schools, highways and police would become easier, but so would indulgence in less useful or even outright wasteful projects.
Bribes also lead to a misdirection of resources into wasteful or poor-quality projects.
That may cause corporate executives to invest in wasteful or unprofitable projects.
That amounts to less than one-tenth of 1 percent, leaving billions of dollars' worth of low-priority, unnecessary or wasteful projects.
Jenkins has been critical of "wasteful pork-barrel projects" and earmarks.
Today's announcement builds on the work we have already done to put an end to wasteful and unnecessary projects.
There are plenty of unpopular and wasteful projects still on the books.
Our federal gas tax dollars are stretched thin and often used for wasteful projects not even related to transportation.