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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

Loebsack praises House Ethics reversal on privately funded travel

by Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier on 07/06/2014

Interest groups let Congress travel free

by Milwaukee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel on 07/05/2014

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View earmark details Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (-Texas, 15th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Rubén E. Hinojosa

 
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                     23 $30,603,938
With Other Members          17 $24,626,500
All Congressional                40 $55,230,438
All Sponsored Earmarks      48* $195,774,438*
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 2009 Center for Civic Education for two programs - We the People and Cooperative Education Exchange - that are authorized in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the Civic Education program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$25,095,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
Rep. Xavier Becerra (-CA)
...more
California Center for Civic Education
View earmark details 2010 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 President *
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2009 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Rob Andrews (-NJ)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
...more
Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2008 Donna/Rio Bravo International Bridge, Land Point of Entry
(Financial Services)
$23,284,000 No additional sponsors indicated Texas
View earmark details 2010 Center for Civic Education for two programs (We the People and Cooperative Education Exchange) that are authorized in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the Civic Education program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$21,617,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Joe Baca (-CA)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 Teach for America as authorized under the Higher Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$18,000,000 President *
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Shelley Berkley (-NV)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations Teach for America
View earmark details 2009 Kika de le Gam Subtropical Agricultural Research Center, Weslaco, TX
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$8,688,000 Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA) Weslaco, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$6,000,000 alert Sen. Ted Kennedy (-MA)
Rep. Louise Slaughter (-NY)
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
...more
Various Locations Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2009 National Council on Economic Education for the Cooperative Education Exchange program, which is authorized in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the Civic Education Program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$5,019,000 Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
Rep. Xavier Becerra (-CA)
...more
New York, New York Council for Economic Education
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