Pork Report covered far and wide

June 27, 2012 1:34PM

Media from across Tennessee covered the release of the 2012 Tennessee Pork Report and the wasteful spending contained therein. Below is a round-up of the television, radio, and newspaper mentions to date.   Television WSMV, Channel 4 News (Nashville) “Pork Report identifies $468 million in questionable spending” WRCB-TV (Chattanooga) “Group labels public spending on VW, EPB as pork” Fox17 (Nashville) “TN Pork Report questions spending” News Channel 9 (Chattanooga) “Think tank reveals Pork Report” News Channel 5 (Nashville) “Pork Report uncovers $468 million in government waste” WBIR-TV (Knoxville) “Nonprofit calls out government waste in Pork Report”   Radio WGNS Radio (Murfreesboro) “Tennessee Pork Report uncovers $468 million in government waste” WOKI 98.7 FM (Knoxville) The Phil Williams Show SuperTalk 99.7 FM (Nashville) The Ralph Bristol Show   Print Kingsport Times-News “Watchdog group slams Ramsey’s $500,000 handout to help build country music museum” Chattanooga Times Free Press “Group lambasts public spending on Volkswagen sign, EPB Internet service” “Fiscal hawks deride funds for VW sign” Commercial Appeal “Conservative group’s pork report includes Memphis projects” Tennessee Report “UCDD ‘Living the Dream’ mansion steals think tank’s prize for most wasteful government project” “About half a billion in government bacon ID’d by Beacon” Nashville Business Journal “Pork Report assails Metro, TN over economic development” “Pork Report criticizes government spending on Volkswagen, EPB projects” Knoxville News Sentinel “Watchdog group releases annual Tennessee Pork Report” “Governor disagrees with including corporate welfare in Pork Report” Cannon Courier “Cannon County cooked in Pork Report”