The NRCC sent out the following press release . . .
Washington- Nancy Boyda (KS-02) and the Democrats rode into Washington on a high horse. So far nothing has changed. Now, Boyda has the golden opportunity to make good on her campaign promises to support comprehensive earmark reform.
Today, House Republican leaders introduced a discharge petition in order to bring real, comprehensive earmark reform legislation to the floor. A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives' current total membership – 217 Members – must sign the petition in order to stop pork-barrel projects from being slipped into legislation in the dead of night.
Nancy Boyda promised to support openness and transparency:
“Congress must never waste a single taxpayer dime on needless spending… I'll support legislative rules changes to ensure that proposed federal spending is subjected to a competitive awards process that values national necessity over political gain.” (www.nancyforcongress.com)
“On the campaign trail, Nancy Boyda promised voters that she would work hard for transparency and reform,” said NRCC Communications Director Jessica Boulanger . “Will Boyda have the courage to do the right thing and sign this petition to put a stop to secret earmarks, or will she once again cave to the partisan pressures of Washington ?”
Track the signatures on the discharge petition and see if Nancy Boyda stands for real earmark reform.
Dedicated to the proposition that Nancy Boyda is a one termer.