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earmark

taking a piece out of the edge or center of the ear with a punch as an identification mark. The shape of the mark may be registerable under local legislation.
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Because the Justice Department typically reserves at least 1 percent of the earmarked money to defray its program evaluation expenses, the actual amount received by the recipient often will be slightly less than the amount Congress provided.
He saw to it that $231 million was earmarked for a Knik Arm bridge to be called "Don Young's Way.
The upshot was that by the 1980s, federal funding for facilities was extremely meager, so much so that the president of Columbia University could reasonably argue in 1983, when he sought earmarked money for a new chemistry building, that the earmark didn't compete with peer-reviewed programs because "the federal government's peer-reviewed facilities program had ceased to exist.
Rs 1806 earmarked for Capital Administration and Development
Rs 100 million have been earmarked for lying of OFC to connect remote areas of the Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
In 1992, at least $708 million in federal funds was earmarked for academic research and facilities--a 43 percent increase over 1991.
We were pleased when the President promised to veto earmarked bills in his State of the Union address, and we are glad to learn that Senator Inouye got the message," said CAGW President Tom Schatz.
By: JAVAID-UR-RAHMAN ISLAMABAD, June 5 (THE NATION): Federal Government has earmarked Rs44,786.
A big chunk of the funds - $3 million - would be earmarked for the cross- valley connector.
From fiscal year 1991 to fiscal year 2010, Congress earmarked 109,952 projects worth $307.
219 million have been earmarked for Kalat-Quetta-Chaman Section of N-25, Rs 404.
WASHINGTON - Billions of contract dollars are earmarked for Southern California employers under the $355.