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View earmark details Rep. Kay Granger (-Texas, 12th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office

 
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                     42 $67,988,500
With Other Members          50 $116,849,680
All Congressional                92 $184,838,180
All Sponsored Earmarks      94* $272,838,180*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 National Domestic Preparedness Consortium
(Homeland Security)
$88,000,000 President *
Rep. Richard Baker (-LA)
Rep. Joe Barton (-TX)
Rep. Kevin Brady (-TX)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Army National Guard UH-60 Rewiring Program
(Defense)
$8,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Fort Worth, Texas InterConnect Wiring LLP
View earmark details 2008 Central City, Fort Worth Upper Trinity River Basin
(Energy and Water)
$7,872,000 Rep. Michael Burgess (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
...more
Fort Worth, Texas Trinity River Vision Authority
View earmark details 2009 RC-26B Modernization
(Defense)
$7,200,000 Rep. Sanford Bishop (-GA)
Rep. Nick Lampson (-TX)
Sen. Jeff Bingaman (-NM)
...more
Texas; Virginia
View earmark details 2010 Central City, Fort Worth, Upper Trinity River Basin, TX
(Energy and Water)
$6,782,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
...more
Fort Worth, Texas Trinity River Vision Authority
View earmark details 2010 Replace Joint Base Communications Building
(Military Construction)
$6,170,000 No additional sponsors indicated Fort Worth Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Central City, Fort Worth, Upper Trinity River Basin
(Energy and Water)
$6,000,000 Rep. Michael Burgess (-TX)
Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
...more
Texas Trinity River Vision Authority
View earmark details 2009 Flashlight Soldier-to-Soldier Combat Identification System (FSCIS)
(Defense)
$5,600,000 Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
San Antonio, Texas
View earmark details 2009 UH-60A Rewiring Program
(Defense)
$5,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Fort Worth, Texas
View earmark details 2009 AN/AVS-7 Day Heads-Up Display (DayHUD)
(Defense)
$5,000,000 Sen. Kit Bond (-MO) Fort Worth, Texas
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