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View earmark details Sen. Bob Menéndez (D-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

(asc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
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 (D-HI)
Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA)
Rep. Mike Capuano (D-MA)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2008 National Writing Project, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes K-16 teacher training programs in the effective teaching of writing.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$23,581,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY)
Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
View earmark details 2009 National Writing Project for activities authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,291,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV)
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
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 (D-HI)
Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (D-NY)
...more
Washington, District of Columbia
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 (D-HI)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (D-NY)
Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
...more
California Center for Civic Education
View earmark details 2008 Civic Education Program (Center for Civic Education and National Council on Economic Education) and a comprehensive program between the Center for Civic Education, Indiana University and NCSL to improve public education of the congress and state legislatures.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$31,917,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (D-AL)
Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY)
...more
Unknown Location Council for Economic Education; National Conference of State Legislatures; Indiana University System
View earmark details 2009 Trans-Hudson Midtown Corridor, NJ
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$48,000,000 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ)
Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)
...more
New Jersey
View earmark details 2008 MOS2 of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$54,089,135 President *
Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
New Jersey
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Prostate Cancer Research Program
(Defense)
$80,000,000 alert Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 New York and New Jersey Harbor
(Energy and Water)
$85,192,000 President *
Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Rep. Steve Rothman (D-NJ)
Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)
...more
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