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View earmark details Rep. Ron Paul (-Texas, 14th) - Earmarks Requested
Retired
Alternate Name: Ronald Ernest Paul

 
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                     20 $17,309,750
With Other Members          25 $101,640,000
All Congressional                45 $118,949,750
All Sponsored Earmarks      65* $243,692,750*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(asc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Texas City Channel (50-Foot Project)
(Energy and Water)
$0 President *
Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX)
Rep. Nick Lampson (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
...more
Texas Texas City, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Housing and Community Services, New Braunfels, TX for equipment for Fox Run in Victoria
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$23,750 No additional sponsors indicated New Braunfels, Texas
View earmark details 2008 University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX for the Centralized Clinical Placement system, including purchase of equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 No additional sponsors indicated Galveston, Texas University of Texas Medical Branch
View earmark details 2009 Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Victoria, TX for the Sure BET program to reduce drop-out rates
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 No additional sponsors indicated Victoria, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Galveston Seawall
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$95,000 No additional sponsors indicated Galveston, Texas
View earmark details 2008 Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay
(Energy and Water)
$98,000 Rep. Ted Poe (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
Texas
View earmark details 2010 Emergency Operations Center, Brazoria County Emergency Management, TX
(Homeland Security)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Brazoria County, Texas Brazoria County, Texas
View earmark details 2008 University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX for nursing programs
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$143,000 No additional sponsors indicated Galveston, Texas University of Texas Medical Branch
View earmark details 2010 Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, TX
(Energy and Water)
$170,000 President * Texas
View earmark details 2009 Memorial Hermann Healthcare System Life Flight Operations Center, Houston, TX for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$190,000 Rep. Nick Lampson (-TX) Houston, Texas Memorial Hermann Healthcare Systems
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