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View earmark details Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (-California, 40th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office

 
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                     77 $34,149,643
With Other Members          43 $33,770,000
All Congressional                120 $67,919,643
All Sponsored Earmarks      126* $248,764,911*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Champions of Change: Youth Soccer Gang Prevention Initiative
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Washington, District of Columbia U.S. Soccer Foundation
View earmark details 2010 After-school program, which may include equipment and technology
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Bell, California City of Bell, Calif.
View earmark details 2008 Sun Valley Watershed
(Energy and Water)
$197,000 Rep. Xavier Becerra (-CA)
Rep. Howard Berman (-CA)
Rep. Grace Napolitano (-CA)
...more
California
View earmark details 2009 Urban Forestry Conservation Project, California
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$188,000 Rep. Hilda Solis (-CA) California
View earmark details 2008 Police Communications Interoperability project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$188,000 No additional sponsors indicated Bell Gardens, California
View earmark details 2009 Advancement Project, Los Angeles, for a comprehensive public health strategy for gang and violence reduction
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$176,000 No additional sponsors indicated Los Angeles, California
View earmark details 2009 Emergency Operations Center, City of Bell Gardens
(Homeland Security)
$175,000 No additional sponsors indicated Bell Gardens, California City of Bell Gardens, Calif.
View earmark details 2009 Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, for professional development for teachers and administrators
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$167,000 No additional sponsors indicated Downey, California Los Angeles County (Calif.) Office of Education
View earmark details 2010 East Los Angeles Classic Theater, Los Angeles, CA for an arts education program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$150,000 No additional sponsors indicated Los Angeles, California East Los Angeles Classic Theatre
View earmark details 2009 Sun Valley Watershed, CA
(Energy and Water)
$143,000 Rep. Howard Berman (-CA)
Rep. Brad Sherman (-CA)
California
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