pork barrel funding

The practice by US Congress of attaching costs for ‘pet projects’ to certain government spending packages
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pork barrel funding

Earmarking Research The practice by Congress of attaching costs for 'pet projects' to certain government spending packages
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AAAS notes, for example, that FY '88 was a record year for pork barrel funding (SN: 4/18/87, p.246), with Congress earmarking money for specific construction projects and, for the first time, for specific research programs as well -- all without agency review.