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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

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


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$2,582,000 Sen. John Boozman (-AR)
Rep. Chris Carney (-PA)
Rep. Wayne Gilchrest (-MD)
Montana National Center for Appropriate Technology
View earmark details 2008 Ventura Marsh Habitat Restoration
(Energy and Water)
$2,558,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
View earmark details 2009 Rural Community Assistance Partnership
$2,500,000 alert Rep. John J. Duncan (-TN)
Rep. Hal Rogers (-KY)
Rep. Jim Walsh (-NY)
Various Locations Rural Community Assistance Partnership
View earmark details 2008 Congressional Hunger Center, to carry out the Bill Emerson and Mickey Leland Hunger Fellowships
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$2,458,000 Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (-MO)
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (-OH)
Rep. Jim McGovern (-MA)
District of Columbia
View earmark details 2008 Rural Community Assistance Partnership to fund rural and small water system technical assistance
$2,412,000 Rep. John J. Duncan (-TN)
Rep. David Hobson (-OH)
Sen. Jeff Bingaman (-NM)
Various Locations Rural Community Assistance Partnership
View earmark details 2010 Wireless Medical Monitoring System
$2,400,000 Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Rep. Gary Miller (-CA)
Iowa Athena GTX
View earmark details 2008 Wireless Medical Monitoring System (WiMed)
$2,400,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Aircraft Evaluation Readiness Initiative
$2,400,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 All Terrain Ultra Tactical Vehicles
$2,400,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
Rep. Dave Obey (-WI)
Medina, Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 F-15 Improved Radio Communications (ARC 210)
$2,400,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (-UT)
Sen. Mary Landrieu (-LA)
Unknown Location
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