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‘Pork barrel’ revived?

This question cropped up after the House Committee on Appropriations received P80 million in “soft” and “hard” project proposals from neophyte lawmakers.

HARDLY noticed in the welter of stories on more current events was the report last Friday that the Senate Blue Ribbon report on the misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), the congressional pork barrel fund, had ended up in the Senate archives.

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