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View earmark details Rep. Mike Honda (D-California, 17th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Michael Makoto Honda

 
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                     51 $18,324,143
With Other Members          66 $129,062,120
All Congressional                117 $147,386,263
All Sponsored Earmarks      133* $275,773,263*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Franklin McKinley School District, San Jose, CA for an academic enrichment and college preparation program, which may include equipment and technology
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$180,000 No additional sponsors indicated San Jose, California Franklin-McKinley School District (Calif.)
View earmark details 2010 San Francisquito Creek, CA
(Energy and Water)
$179,000 Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
San Francisco Creek, California San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (Calf.)
View earmark details 2010 Santa Clara County Delinquency Model Court
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$170,000 No additional sponsors indicated San Jose, California Superior Court of California Santa Clara County
View earmark details 2008 Housing Trust of Santa Clara County, for capitalization of a revolving loan fund for first time homebuyers
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$147,000 Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
San Jose, California Housing Trust of Santa Clara County (Calif.)
View earmark details 2009 Project Cornerstone, San Jose, for the School Partnerships Program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$143,000 No additional sponsors indicated San Jose, California Project Cornerstone
View earmark details 2010 Guadalupe River, CA
(Energy and Water)
$140,000 Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Guadalupe River, California
View earmark details 2009 Coyote and Berryessa Creeks
(Energy and Water)
$138,000 President *
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
California
View earmark details 2009 Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, for educational programs
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$119,000 Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) San Jose, California Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose (Calif.)
View earmark details 2009 San Jose State University Training the Next Generation Weather Forecasters
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$115,000 No additional sponsors indicated San Jose, California San Jose State University
View earmark details 2009 Global Undersea Research Unit, University of Alaska Fairbanks Robotic Exploration Technologies in Astrobiology
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Moss Landing, California University of Alaska Fairbanks
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