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ERIC Number: EJ611483
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Congress Gives Colleges a Billion-Dollar Bonanza.
Brainard, Jeffrey; Southwick, Ron
Chronicle of Higher Education, v46 n47 pA29-31 Jul 28 2000
Reports that Congress has earmarked a record amount of money (more than $1 billion) for projects involving specific colleges in the 2000 fiscal year. Notes that such "pork-barrel" spending has tripled since 1996. Charts show trends in earmarks since 1989, year 2000 earmarks by agency, the top 20 recipients of earmarked grants, and ranking of states by earmarked amounts. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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