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Some lawmakers frown on museum spending

Publié par Clifford Armion le 13/10/2009

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"Reporting from Washington - To New York officials, the $3 million in federal economic stimulus money they received to transform an old canal boat into a 259-foot-long floating museum was money well spent. ""Its very presence on the canal brings new life to the waterfront," said Craig Williams, a historian at the New York State Museum. "But to some in Washington, it's a symbol of pork-barrel excess that taxpayers can ill afford in a time of record budget deficits. ""Should we build a museum when we have roads in disrepair?" Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) asked." Read on...
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"Some lawmakers frown on museum spending", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2009. Consulté le 18/06/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/some-lawmakers-frown-on-museum-spending