Aspiration Fund

After failing to obtain state funding for the down payment on their private cars, members of the House of Representatives are pushing the government to include 20 billion rupiah (US$1.5 million) in 'aspiration funds' in next year's state budget – essentially a pork-barrel fund that will be distributed among all 560 representatives and used for any development project of their choosing with little or no independent oversight.

Kompas - July 1, 2015