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Old 01-02-2018, 01:09 PM   #1
Gulo Blue   Gulo Blue is offline
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The Michigan donation machine

I got a request for end of year donations in the mail and noticed that in the section where you can allocate to certain funds (like engineering or music) they had 6 digit codes to specify the group. Six.

It's so complicated, and yet I'm a huge skeptic that all this careful attribution of funds to specific causes is really important, because they'll just move other parts of the budget around as they see fit anyway.
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:25 PM   #2
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just like the lottery in Michigan and Illinois (and probably other states too) - they tell you the revenue goes to fund public education but they don't tell you that for every lottery dollar that goes to education, a general fund dollar earmarked for education gets reallocated to the general fund and spent however they see fit. At least that's how it was in the 90s.
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