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Congressmen opposed stimulus, yet pleaded for funds

Thomas Burr and Matt Canham of The Salt Lake Tribune report that while Sen. Bob Bennett vocally opposed the stimulus bill, he simultaneously asked Energy Secretary Steven Chu "to pay special attention to several Utah projects as he doled out billions in stimulus money."  All four of Utah's Republican Congressmen voted against the stimulus, yet sought funding for projects within their state.

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