TONIGHT: THE HONORABLE ELIZABETH LETCHWORTH JOINS ANDREA SHEA KING AT 9 PM ET
Our regular Wednesday segment features our Capitol Hill insider, The Honorable Elizabeth Letchworth of GradeGov.com.
This evening we have many items on the docket. Below I'm highlighting two that will be of particular interest to you:
First, do you know what the Congressional Review Act is? For those of you who don't, Letchworth will give you the background and why it will play a big part after the 112th congress is seated. In a nutshell, the CRA can be used to halt the over-reaching by Obama's regulatory agencies.
Second, you've no doubt heard of "earmarking," but are you familiar with "lettermarking?" I just found out about it and it's been in use for years. Basically, it's a work-around to the earmarking process. But taxpayers wouldn't know about it because it isn't discussed openly in congress or the media. Letchworth will be giving us a history lesson on this stealthy spending process as well. Those connected with "lettermarking" will not be happy about its exposure to the tax paying public, especially those legislators connected with the Tea Party Movement and Caucus.