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View earmark details Sen. Bob Menéndez (-New Jersey) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Robert Menéndez

 
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                     2 $1,000,000
With Other Members          646 $771,319,380
All Congressional                648 $772,319,380
All Sponsored Earmarks      673* $1,364,194,375*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Phase II of Stabilization/Repair of MOTBY Ship Repair Facility
(Defense)
$6,800,000 Rep. Albio Sires (-NJ)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
Bayonne, New Jersey
View earmark details 2009 New York and New Jersey Channels, NY
(Energy and Water)
$6,266,000 Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
Sen. Chuck Schumer (-NY)
New York
View earmark details 2008 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS)
(Defense)
$6,000,000 Rep. Marty Meehan (-MA)
Rep. Bill Pascrell (-NJ)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (-MD)
...more
Unknown Location
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 2008 Tactical Training Base, Phase 1
(Military Construction)
$5,900,000 Rep. Steve Rothman (-NJ)
Rep. Jim Saxton (-NJ)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
...more
Fort Dix, New Jersey
View earmark details 2009 New York Harbor, NY & NJ (Drift Removal)
(Energy and Water)
$5,848,000 Rep. Frank Pallone (-NJ)
Rep. Anthony Weiner (-NY)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
...more
New York
View earmark details 2008 New York Harbor (Drift Removal)
(Energy and Water)
$5,777,000 Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (-NY)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
Sen. Chuck Schumer (-NY)
...more
New York
View earmark details 2010 Security for Critical Communication Networks
(Defense)
$5,600,000 Rep. Steve Rothman (-NJ)
Rep. Albio Sires (-NJ)
Hoboken, New Jersey Stevens Institute of Technology
View earmark details 2008 F-15 AN/ALR-56C RWR Digital Receiver Upgrade
(Defense)
$5,600,000 Rep. Bill Pascrell (-NJ)
Rep. Steve Rothman (-NJ)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
...more
Totowa, New Jersey BAE Systems Inc.
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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