doling out

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Despite efforts of the government to get the recovery efforts going, nothing was moving until the Buddhist charity organization called the Tzu Chi Foundation started doling out a cash for clean-up program.
How can it be credible for them to keep doling out the sermons on responsibility to the majority but do nothing to limit the source of our economic woes?
Now, and the reason for this letter, is we hear the same people are doling out more taxpayers' money to people to have a makeover carried out on their gardens.