'Special appropriations' 1130107897836443

August 9, 2005 

The following are examples of "special appropriations" included in the budget proposed by legislative leaders. Critics call state spending on such local projects pork-barrel spending:

* Grant to Greensboro to establish ACC Hall of Champions --

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