discretionary funding

Crowley gets least discretionary funding of Queens councilmembers
Crowley gets least discretionary funding of Queens councilmembers
News Billy Rennison 7/11/2012 at 4:55PM

Organizations in Council District 30 may need to learn to stretch a dollar after Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley lost almost $300,000 in discretionary funding this fiscal year. Crowley received just $378,321 to dole out to area institutions — more than $35,000 less than any other Queens councilmember — after spending more than $660,000 a year ago. [...]