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silo funding

silo funding
 other.— «Even when the feds provide money, often the strings attached make it hard for the states to use it efficiently. For instance, Missouri CIO Gerry Washington told conference attendees that federal grants to pay for a health-alert network prevent its use by public-safety authorities, which requires the states to build a duplicate network, wasting taxes. “That’s a real problem,” Washington said. “We’ve got to get out of the silo-funding mode,” Washington said.» —“State CIOs Losing Faith In Bush Administration Promises” by Eric Chabrow FSI Mar. 4, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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