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Pombo has received $90K from tribes this year


Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California), the chairman of the House Resources Committee, has received $90,000 in donations from tribes so far this year, the Associated Press reports.

The figure is up from the $71,000 that was reported in July. At least 18 tribes have given to Pombo's coffers [FEC Records].

According to Political Money Line [Link], Pombo has received $221,000 from tribes since 1999. That ranks him third among all House members in terms of tribal donations.

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Pombo sponsors resolution to help boost Makah whaling effort [see second half of story] (AP 10/18)
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Relevant Links:
Rep. Richard Pombo - http://www.house.gov/pombo
House Resources Committee - http://resourcescommittee.house.gov

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