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Resource ID: #21072
Subject: Corruption
Source: News (Birmingham, Ala.)
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Date: February 9, March 9, March 30

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Despite Alabama's growing budget crisis, legislators have not stopped diverting precious funds back to their pet projects , or even the relatives run by their organizations. The News details the "extent of legislative port in the state budget and other state money controlled by lawmakers at the expense of essential state services". The legilators use various ways, ranging from traditional pork payments to secret money pots, in order to carry out this money fuelling exercise.

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