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View earmark details Rep. Ron Paul (R-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

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Water and wastewater infrastructure improvements
(Interior)
$500,000 Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) Baytown, Texas City of Baytown, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Galveston transit vehicle replacement, TX
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) Galveston, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Houston Ship Channel, TX
(Energy and Water)
$478,000 President *
Rep. John Culberson (R-TX)
Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX)
Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
...more
Houston, Texas City of Houston, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Clear Creek
(Energy and Water)
$478,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX)
Rep. Nick Lampson (D-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
...more
Texas
View earmark details 2008 Lower Colorado River Basin
(Energy and Water)
$439,000 President *
Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX)
Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)
Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX)
...more
Texas
View earmark details 2009 Lower Colorado River Basin, TX
(Energy and Water)
$406,000 President *
Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX)
Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX)
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
...more
Texas
View earmark details 2010 Flyover Connecting Highway 146 and Spur 330, TX
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$400,000 Rep. Gene Green (D-TX)
Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
...more
Texas
View earmark details 2009 Freeport Harbor
(Energy and Water)
$382,000 President *
Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX)
Texas
View earmark details 2009 Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, TX
(Energy and Water)
$382,000 Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) Texas
View earmark details 2010 Brazosport College, Lake Jackson, TX for curriculum development
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$380,000 No additional sponsors indicated Lake Jackson, Texas Brazosport College
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