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View earmark details Rep. Patrick McHenry (-North Carolina, 10th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Patrick Timothy McHenry

 
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                     3 $2,295,500
With Other Members          5 $9,685,000
All Congressional                8 $11,980,500
All Sponsored Earmarks      8* $11,980,500*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(asc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute for curriculum development
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Sen. Richard Burr (-NC) Hudson, North Carolina Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (N.C.)
View earmark details 2008 North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies, for purchase of equipment at the Center for Engineering Technologies
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$143,000 No additional sponsors indicated Hickory, North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Caldwell County Sheriff's Department
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$352,500 No additional sponsors indicated Caldwell, North Carolina Caldwell County (N.C.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2008 Statesville Regional Airport, Improve and extend runways, ramp areas, and taxiways
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,470,000 Rep. Virginia Foxx (-NC)
Sen. Richard Burr (-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (-NC)
...more
North Carolina Statesville (N.C.) Regional Airport
View earmark details 2008 Mega-Capacity Hybrid Chemistry Lithium Primary Portable Batteries
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Richard Burr (-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (-NC)
Valdese, North Carolina Saft America Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Intelligence Gathering Uninhabited System
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Richard Burr (-NC) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Transformation of ISO containers to Smart Containers
(Defense)
$1,800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Granite Falls, North Carolina Mariner Container Corp.
View earmark details 2008 National Textile Center (NTC): Funding to continue and enhance research currently conducted at a multi-university consortium that links the textile and fiber-based materials industry sector to leading research and education programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$4,700,000 alert Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (-NC)
Rep. Howard Coble (-NC)
...more
California; Georgia; Massachusetts; North Carolina; New York; Pennsylvania; South Carolina National Textile Center
View earmark details 2008 International Alternative Cleanup Technology Agreement
(Energy and Water)
$4,920,000 Rep. Mike Doyle (-PA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
South Carolina
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