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View earmark details Sen. Tom Harkin (-Iowa) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Thomas Richard Harkin

 
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                     148 $191,880,080
With Other Members          462 $1,019,183,356
All Congressional                610 $1,211,063,436
All Sponsored Earmarks      624* $1,281,832,436*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Iowa Association of School Boards, Des Moines, IA, for continuation and expansion of the Skills Iowa program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$3,330,000 No additional sponsors indicated Des Moines, Iowa Iowa Association of School Boards
View earmark details 2010 Navy AIT Logistics Modernization
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Steve Kagen (-WI)
Rep. Rick Larsen (-WA)
Rep. Dave Loebsack (-IA)
...more
Rhode Island; Washington Intermec Technologies Corp.; Zebra Technologies Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Low Cost Military Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Rep. Dave Loebsack (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
...more
Iowa Rockwell Collins Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Shared Vision
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Novel Viral Biowarfare Agent Identification and Treatment (NOVBAIT)
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Nancy Pelosi (-CA) San Francisco, California Prosetta Antiviral Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Institutional Competency Grants under the Susan Harwood Training Program authorized under the Occupational Safety and Health Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$3,144,000 Rep. George Miller (-CA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
Unknown Location Occupational Safety and Health Administration
View earmark details 2009 Red Rock Dam and Lake, Red Rock, IA
(Energy and Water)
$3,043,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA) Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Self-powered, lightweight, flexible display unit on a plastic substrate
(Defense)
$3,040,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA) Ames, Iowa Powerfilm Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Iowa State University Iowa State Forensic Testing Lab
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$3,000,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Ames, Iowa Iowa State University
View earmark details 2009 Special Olympics International
(Defense)
$3,000,000 Sen. Larry Craig (-ID) Unknown Location Special Olympics Inc.
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