The legislature's pork plan | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The legislature's pork plan

Posted By on Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 4:17 PM

Between hard times and tax cuts, it's a lean year for Arkansas. No raises for state employees. But, it was announced yesterday, there will be $50 million in surplus from the General Improvement Fund. Some $40 million will be spent at the discretion of the governor and the House and Senate will have $10 million to share.

How will it be spent?

Here's how, a spreadsheet distributed yesterday for potential projects that have appropriation legislation. The governor will have way more than enough projects to choose from.

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