Sens. Rip Napa Valley Army Project As 'Tax Dollar Sinkhole'

Law360, San Diego (May 9, 2012, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla., criticized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday for failing to request competitive bids for a flood control project involving the Napa Valley Wine Train that reportedly led costs to balloon to $79.2 million, calling the project a tax dollar sinkhole.

The senators made the remarks after California Watch reported on May 2 that the federal government spent an additional $10 million in taxpayer money to relocate the tracks of the popular Napa Valley Wine Train tourist...
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