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View earmark details Rep. Solomon Ortiz (-Texas, 27th) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated
Alternate Name: Solomon Porfirio Ortiz

 
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                     28 $55,325,514
With Other Members          41 $97,072,500
All Congressional                69 $152,398,014
All Sponsored Earmarks      82* $352,869,014*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 National Domestic Preparedness Consortium
(Homeland Security)
$88,000,000 President *
Rep. Richard Baker (-LA)
Rep. Joe Barton (-TX)
Rep. Kevin Brady (-TX)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Dynamic Component Rebuild Facility
(Military Construction)
$39,000,000 President *
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Corpus Christi, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
(Energy and Water)
$29,586,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX)
Rep. Ron Paul (-TX)
Rep. Ted Poe (-TX)
...more
Texas
View earmark details 2010 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 President *
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2008 Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
(Energy and Water)
$23,105,000 Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX) Texas
View earmark details 2010 Operational Facilities for T-6
(Military Construction)
$19,764,000 President *
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Teach for America as authorized under the Higher Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$18,000,000 President *
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Shelley Berkley (-NV)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations Teach for America
View earmark details 2009 Fitness Center
(Military Construction)
$11,580,000 No additional sponsors indicated Kingsville, Texas
View earmark details 2008 Rotoblade Processing Facility
(Military Construction)
$11,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Corpus Christi, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facility
(Military Construction)
$10,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Robstown, Texas
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