Tag Archives: earmarks

The Earmarks Shuffle

(This post originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 education, and was written by Chuck Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) Ever since earmarks — funds directed to named grantees — started cropping up in…


Report: Without Earmarks, Small/Rural Communities Lose Out

(This guest post was authored by David Young, founder and CEO of Young and Associates/Solutions for Local Governments. Mr. Young is a former county commissioner for Buncombe County, N.C., where he served for 16 years. He is the former president…