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View earmark details Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas, 26th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Michael Clifton Burgess

 
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                     22 $21,446,804
With Other Members          26 $47,876,400
All Congressional                48 $69,323,204
All Sponsored Earmarks      48* $69,323,204*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Central City, Fort Worth Upper Trinity River Basin
(Energy and Water)
$7,872,000 Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)
...more
Fort Worth, Texas Trinity River Vision Authority
View earmark details 2009 Central City, Fort Worth, Upper Trinity River Basin
(Energy and Water)
$6,000,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX)
Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
...more
Texas Trinity River Vision Authority
View earmark details 2008 Lewisville Dam
(Energy and Water)
$4,504,000 No additional sponsors indicated Texas
View earmark details 2010 Fort Worth Transportation Authority Southwest-to-Northeast Rail Corridor, TX
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$4,000,000 Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) Fort Worth, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Lewisville Dam, TX
(Energy and Water)
$3,815,000 No additional sponsors indicated Texas
View earmark details 2008 Pecan Creek
(Energy and Water)
$3,641,000 Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Gainesville, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Institute for Science and Engineering Simulation/Aircraft Fatigue Modeling and Simulation
(Defense)
$3,600,000 Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Denton, Texas University of North Texas System
View earmark details 2009 Institute for Science and Engineering Simulation (ISES)
(Defense)
$3,360,000 No additional sponsors indicated Denton, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Grapevine Lake
(Energy and Water)
$2,692,000 No additional sponsors indicated Texas
View earmark details 2008 Institute for Science and Engineering Simulation (ISES)/Aircraft Fatigue Modeling and Simulation
(Defense)
$2,500,000 Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Denton, Texas University of North Texas System
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