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Pork may return to the menu in Congress. Will Texas partake?

Budgetary earmarks, a maligned spending practice banished a decade ago, appear poised to return under Democratic control of Washington D.C. Some Texas lawmakers welcome their revival, while others are pledging to abstain from their use.

Members of the House depart after the first session of the 117th Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, Jan. 3, 2021.

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