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Synonyms for earmark

Synonyms for earmark

to set aside or apart for a specified purpose

Synonyms for earmark

identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal

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a distinctive characteristic or attribute

give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

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2007 OMB memorandum for identifying an earmark was "funds provided
Earmark proponents say a return to the practice could remedy the long-running difficulty of passing appropriations bills in a carefully considered, transparent manner.
Yes, you are reading that right: the bill exempts any earmark that fuzzes up the targeted location, and under the existing system that would be all of them.
"...it has been decided that a reservation quota of six berths in 3 AC class of all Rajdhani/Duronto/fully Air Conditioned trains (having 3 AC class) should be earmarked for female passengers, irrespective of their age, travelling alone or in a group of female passengers," the Railway Ministry said in an official release.
It is important that these earmarked funds are not used to offset reductions or funding cuts to existing allocations under the national budget,' added the paper released today.
Some essential elements of an earmark emerge from these definitions.
An earmark is a simple thing: It's just a sentence in a spending bill that directs money to a specific project at the request of a member of Congress.
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced that roughly $2 billion in previously unused earmarks can be put back to work to support infrastructure projects across the country, as described in recent guidance from the Federal Highway Administration.
Standing Orders for the 113th Congress Earmark Moratorium It is the policy of the House Republican Conference that no Member shall request a congressional earmark, limited tax benefit, or limited tariff benefit, as such terms have been described in the Rules of the House.
Often, this type of request would feel tinged with futility, because there was no money for them to be asking for directly--but back in the days when the earmark system was not the taboo it since has become, it was possible to assuage the sense that the outreach visit had been pointless and depressing by telling them to put together a proposal for an earmark.
Sherman protested after learning that the Illinois General Assembly had designated a $20,000 earmark to replace panels on the Bald Knob Cross of Peace.
So an earmark ban or restriction is likely to pass, maybe in the current lame-duck session of Congress.
One option is a congressional earmark, a legislative provision that directs appropriated funds for specific projects in districts and states.
Rs 117564.835 million have been earmarked for ongoing road infrastructure projects.