Democrats Plan to Re-Introduce Earmarks in New Congress

Incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) told reporters Tuesday that Democrats plan to re-introduce earmarks, a practice through which individual members of Congress attach request special funding requests to bills.

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Republican Congress Putting Pork Back in Trump’s Budget

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee continues to restore pork to President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, recently voting to restore a second National Tsunami Warning System Center to save 40 federal government jobs.


Muslim Care Home Staff Stopped Residents Eating Bacon Sandwiches

Muslim staff at a care home stopped residents eating pork because it was against their religion, a report has found. Staff at Wagtail Close in Buttershaw, Bradford were told to improve their service after an unannounced inspection found they had


Spain’s Pig Farmers Thrive As Fellow European Breeders Struggle

While pig breeders in many European countries are suffering from a crippling Russian embargo, their counterparts in Spain, Europe’s second-biggest pork producer, have stayed afloat thanks to a system that sees a large majority work for a company — and


UK Parliament May Become Sharia Compliant As Alcohol Ban Mooted

The day after MPs agreed to move out of Parliament while much needed repairs are carried out, it has been revealed that the temporary venue being lined cannot be used for purposes not sanctioned by sharia law. The Palace of Westminster is


Illegal Chinese Pork in Baby Formula Caught in Customs

On November 13, a traveler from China en route to the United States was caught at U.S. Customs preclearance with an illegal pork product hidden inside baby formula and milk powder containers.


Pork Products Face Workplace Ban For Being ‘Offensive’

Communal workplace kitchens may soon face a ban on pork products like sausage rolls and ham sandwiches over fears that they are “offensive” to certain faiths. New guidelines proposed by CoExist House, a U.S. and UK-based interfaith group, urge employers to

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Pork Removed From Primary School Menus In North London

Primary children in Islington are being denied pork sausages, bacon and ham because of problems checking the diets of Jewish and Muslim children. Pork has been off the menu since 2011 across the London borough of Islington because schools found


MA Woman Hurls Pork Products at Police, Calling Them ‘Pigs’

A police officer working in the Framingham, MA Police Department got a belated Christmas present Friday morning: a young woman carrying a doughnut box filled with raw bacon and sausage allegedly hurled them at him and smeared the meat on the window in front of him. Lindsay McNamara, 24, who claimed God told her to go “feed the pigs,” was arrested immediately and charged with disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property.

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