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View earmark details Rep. John Olver (-Massachusetts, 1st) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: John Walter Olver

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                     108 $80,838,247
With Other Members          67 $127,172,200
All Congressional                175 $208,010,447
All Sponsored Earmarks      177* $212,479,447*
Earmark Details Year


Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA, for completion of construction of a one-stop education, social services, and job training center serving low-income persons
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$243,500 Sen. John Kerry (-MA)
Sen. Paul G. Kirk (-MA)
Sen. Ted Kennedy (-MA)
Holyoke, Massachusetts Holyoke (Mass.) Community College
View earmark details 2010 Holyoke Medical Center, Holyoke, MA for facilities and equipment
$300,000 Sen. John Kerry (-MA)
Sen. Paul G. Kirk (-MA)
Sen. Ted Kennedy (-MA)
Holyoke, Massachusetts Holyoke (Mass.) Medical Center
View earmark details 2010 Rural Community Assistance Partnership
$2,500,000 alert Rep. Hal Rogers (-KY)
Sen. Max Baucus (-MT)
Sen. Mark Begich (-AK)
Various Locations Rural Community Assistance Partnership
View earmark details 2010 Lightweight Polymer Designs for Soldier Combat Optics
$800,000 Sen. John Kerry (-MA) Leominster, Massachusetts Fosta-Tek Optics
View earmark details 2010 Construction at an historic building for ADA compliance
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$375,000 No additional sponsors indicated North Adams, Massachusetts City of North Adams, Mass.
View earmark details 2010 Implementation of the Training Active Bystanders Program and Enhancing Community Policing, Athol, Orange, Fitchburg, Greenfield, Holyoke and Pittsfield, MA
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$620,000 No additional sponsors indicated Orange, Massachusetts Orange (Mass.) Police Department
View earmark details 2010 Downtown Streetscaping Project, Pittsfield, MA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Pittsfield, Massachusetts
View earmark details 2010 Hancock Shaker Village Restoration
$150,000 Sen. John Kerry (-MA)
Sen. Ted Kennedy (-MA)
Pittsfield, Massachusetts Hancock Shaker Village
View earmark details 2010 Community Transportation Association of America National Joblinks Program
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,400,000 No additional sponsors indicated Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2010 Conte Anadromous Fish Research Lab
$220,000 No additional sponsors indicated Turners Falls, Massachusetts S.O. Conte Anadromous Fish Branch
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