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View earmark details Rep. Leonard Boswell (-Iowa, 3rd) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated
Alternate Name: Leonard L. Boswell

 
AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     20 $8,036,000
With Other Members          77 $105,383,486
All Congressional                97 $113,419,486
All Sponsored Earmarks      101* $147,602,486*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

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Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Science Center of Iowa to encourage children to go into science and technology through skills-based learning exhibits
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$400,000 Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA) Des Moines, Iowa Science Center of Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Drake University, Des Moines, IA, for equipment and laboratory supplies for health sciences education
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$400,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Des Moines, Iowa Drake University
View earmark details 2009 Salisbury House, Des Moines
(Interior)
$400,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Iowa Salisbury House and Gardens
View earmark details 2008 Urban Dreams U-CARE Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$470,000 No additional sponsors indicated Des Moines, Iowa Urban Dreams
View earmark details 2009 Des Moines International Airport, Runway 13R/31L Land Acquisition
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$475,000 Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA) Des Moines, Iowa
View earmark details 2008 Mercy Medical Center-House of Mercy, for facilities and equipment related to substance abuse
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$478,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Des Moines, Iowa Mercy Medical Center (Des Moines, Iowa)
View earmark details 2010 Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$500,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Des Moines, Iowa Broadlawns Medical Center (Des Moines, Iowa)
View earmark details 2009 Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy for a multi-tier interdiction initiative to combat drug distribution networks
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Des Moines, Iowa Iowa Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy
View earmark details 2010 Emergency operations center
(Homeland Security)
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Benton County, Iowa Benton County (Iowa) Emergency Management Commission
View earmark details 2009 Creative Visions Human Development Center Family Reunification and Support Services
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Des Moines, Iowa Creative Visions Human Development Center
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