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Tag: David Dicks

Feb.
8th

U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks get front page attention in Washington Post (though not the kind he might want)

Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks of Washington state is getting front-page attention from the Washington Post today for steering federal money to an agency that was headed by his son.

In a special investigation, the newspaper cited Dicks as one of 16 members of Congress who had taken actions to aid entities connected to their immediate families.

The Post said Dicks helped send millions of dollars to the restoration of Puget Sound, including a $1.82 million earmark and more than $14 million in grants and other funds that went to an agency, the Puget
Sound Partnership, headed by his son.

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