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Come fly with me: Lawmakers took 21 privately funded trips this Congress

by Cronkite News on 07/16/2014

Congressman praises House Ethics Committee

by Mason City Globe Gazette on 07/09/2014

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by Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier on 07/06/2014

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View earmark details Rep. Maurice Hinchey (-New York, 22nd) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Maurice Dunlea Hinchey

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                     58 $19,810,016
With Other Members          79 $111,640,500
All Congressional                137 $131,450,516
All Sponsored Earmarks      141* $135,108,516*
Earmark Details Year


Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Superlattlce Semiconductors for Mobile SS Lighting and Solar Power Applications
$2,400,000 No additional sponsors indicated Wilton, New York
View earmark details 2009 The Solar Energy Consortium to promote entrepreneurship in the solar energy industry
(Financial Services)
$393,029 No additional sponsors indicated Kingston, New York
View earmark details 2009 Town of Conklin, NY
(Homeland Security)
$330,000 No additional sponsors indicated Conklin, New York
View earmark details 2009 Tsec Photovoltaic Innovation (NY)
(Energy and Water)
$1,903,000 Rep. John Hall (-NY) New York
View earmark details 2009 United Health Services Hospitals, Binghamton, NY for facilities and equipment
$95,000 No additional sponsors indicated Binghamton, New York
View earmark details 2009 Upper Delaware River Watershed, NY
(Energy and Water)
$96,000 Rep. John Hall (-NY)
Sen. Chuck Schumer (-NY)
New York
View earmark details 2009 Village Hall, Waverly
$150,000 No additional sponsors indicated New York
View earmark details 2009 Viticulture Consortium, CA, NY, PA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,454,000 Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
Rep. Sam Farr (-CA)
Rep. Mike Thompson (-CA)
New York; Pennsylvania National Viticulture Consortium
View earmark details 2009 Watershed Agricultural Council, New York
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$480,000 No additional sponsors indicated New York Watershed Agricultural Council
View earmark details 2008 Advanced Steam Turbine
$4,000,000 Rep. Randy Kuhl (-NY)
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (-NY)
Sen. Chuck Schumer (-NY)
Unknown Location
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