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Oct062012

Shea-Porter For Congress - Big Bird vs. Big Oil

New Hampshire- Why are Congressman Frank Guinta and Mitt Romney taking aim at Big Bird? Why did Congressman Guinta vote to end funding for something that teaches our little ones and helps families? Congressman Guinta said that one of his highest priorities was to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  In Congress, he has voted to do just that. 

Naomi Andrews, Campaign Manager for Carol Shea-Porter, released the following statement.   "Congressman Guinta needs to say no to Big Oil subsidies and yes to Big Bird and the Corporation For Public Broadcasting."

 

Background-

     “This is "Frank's Fifty." Each day we will propose a spending cut for the last fifty days of the campaign…
 31. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting. DAY 31 SAVINGS: $422 million a year.” http://guinta2010.blogspot.com/p/franks-fifty.html

 

       HR1, Making appropriations for the Department of Defense and the other departments and agencies of the Government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, and for other purposes
[the House CR] Roll Call Vote 147, 19 Feb 2011
http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll147.xml

 

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