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View earmark details Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (-Florida, 21st) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Names: Lincoln Rafael Diaz-Balart y Caballero, Lincoln Rafael Diaz-Balart

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                     31 $15,752,400
With Other Members          35 $62,471,700
All Congressional                66 $78,224,100
All Sponsored Earmarks      70* $495,288,100*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Intracoastal Waterway, Jacksonville to Miami, FL
(Energy and Water)
$4,019,000 Rep. Corrine Brown (-FL)
Rep. Ander Crenshaw (-FL)
Rep. Tom Feeney (-FL)
View earmark details 2008 Intracoastal Waterway (IWW), Jacksonville to Miami
(Energy and Water)
$3,800,000 Rep. Ander Crenshaw (-FL)
Rep. Tom Feeney (-FL)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (-FL)
View earmark details 2010 South Florida Everglades Ecosystem Restoration, FL
(Energy and Water)
$180,064,000 President *
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (-FL)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (-FL)
Rep. Ron Klein (-FL)
View earmark details 2009 Miami Harbor, FL
(Energy and Water)
$478,000 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (-FL)
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (-FL)
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
View earmark details 2010 Miami Dade College Institute, Miami, FL for Intermodal Transportation
(Financial Services)
$300,000 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (-FL)
Rep. Kendrick Meek (-FL)
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (-FL)
Miami-Dade, Florida Miami Dade College
View earmark details 2010 Chamber South, South Miami, FL to encourage economic production
(Financial Services)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated South Miami, Florida Chamber South
View earmark details 2010 Florida National Scenic Trail
$500,000 Rep. Ron Klein (-FL)
Rep. Suzanne Kosmas (-FL)
Rep. Kendrick Meek (-FL)
Gainesville, Florida Florida Trail Association
View earmark details 2010 Barry University, Miami Shores, FL for the Center for Community Services Initiatives
$300,000 Rep. Kendrick Meek (-FL) Miami Shores, Florida Barry University
View earmark details 2009 Miami Children's Hospital Congenital Pediatric Heart Institute, Miami, FL for facilities and equipment
$285,000 No additional sponsors indicated Miami, Florida Congenital Heart Institute
View earmark details 2009 Miami Jewish Home and Hospital Hialeah PACE Center, Miami, FL for an independent living demonstration for the elderly
$476,000 No additional sponsors indicated Miami, Florida
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