NBC NEWS TO AIR STORY ON FEINGOLD EFFORT TO CUT WASTEFUL SPENDING … suggest a Mustang segment for the future too! Click here to contact NBC (this will lead you to a webform, choose “nightly news” and you can send your comments from there — the nightly news webform is not working)
(From Senator Feingold’s media alert): Tonight, NBC Nightly News is scheduled to air a story as part of its ongoing “The Fleecing of America” series, which highlights examples of wasteful government spending. Tonight’s segment is scheduled to focus on a giveaway to the mining industry that allows it to drill on public lands without paying a royalty for the minerals it extracts. The piece will include an interview with Senator Feingold, who is the author of legislation to end this government giveaway and save hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars. The legislation is part of Feingold’s “Control Spending Now Act,” legislation that includes dozens of specific spending cuts to help reduce the deficit by about one half trillion dollars.
An extended NBC interview with Senator Feingold about this example of wasteful spending will be available after tonight’s broadcast here. For more information on Feingold’s Control Spending Now Act, visit here.