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View earmark details Rep. Todd Platts (-Pennsylvania, 19th) - Earmarks Requested
Retired
Alternate Name: Todd Russell Platts

 
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                     12 $1,621,900
With Other Members          20 $13,252,000
All Congressional                32 $14,873,900
All Sponsored Earmarks      32* $14,873,900*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Harrisburg Area Community College, for curriculum development
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$143,000 No additional sponsors indicated Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Harrisburg Area (Penn.) Community College
View earmark details 2008 Holy Spirit Hospital, for the Teenline suicide prevention program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 No additional sponsors indicated Camp Hill, Pennsylvania Holy Spirit Hospital (Camp Hill, Pa.)
View earmark details 2008 Improved HMMWV Tactical Shelter Project
(Defense)
$1,000,000 Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA) Dallastown, Pennsylvania Gichner Shelter Systems
View earmark details 2008 Messiah College Biodiesel Fuel Generation Project
(Energy and Water)
$492,000 Sen. Bob Casey (-PA) Pennsylvania Messiah College
View earmark details 2008 Military Heritage Center Foundation, for the Voices of the Past Speak to the Future program, including purchase of equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$126,000 Rep. Bill Shuster (-PA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 Purchase of transit vehicles
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$343,000 No additional sponsors indicated York, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 Shippensburg University, for technology upgrades and acquisition
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$85,000 Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania Shippensburg University
View earmark details 2008 Susquehanna River Basin Flood System, funding for flood inundation maps and capitol improvements to flood warning system, Susquehanna River Basin Commission
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,786,000 Rep. Wayne Gilchrest (-MD)
Rep. Maurice Hinchey (-NY)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (-MD)
...more
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 WellSpan Health, for health outreach.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$85,000 Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
York, Pennsylvania WellSpan Health
View earmark details 2008 York County, PA
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$14,100 No additional sponsors indicated York, Pennsylvania York County, Pa.
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