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Come fly with me: Lawmakers took 21 privately funded trips this Congress

by Cronkite News on 07/16/2014

Congressman praises House Ethics Committee

by Mason City Globe Gazette on 07/09/2014

Loebsack praises House Ethics reversal on privately funded travel

by Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier on 07/06/2014

Interest groups let Congress travel free

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

View earmark details Rep. Chris Smith (-New Jersey, 4th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Names: Christopher Smith, Christopher Henry Smith

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                     21 $9,759,375
With Other Members          60 $57,426,857
All Congressional                81 $67,186,232
All Sponsored Earmarks      87* $93,878,232*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
$24,803,000 President *
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 Base Civil Engineering Complex
(Military Construction)
$9,700,000 Rep. John Adler (-NJ)
Rep. Frank LoBiondo (-NJ)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey
View earmark details 2009 Main Gate Security Improvements
(Military Construction)
$8,160,000 Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
Sen. Bob Menéndez (-NJ)
Earle NWS, New Jersey
View earmark details 2010 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
$6,000,000 alert Sen. Ted Kennedy (-MA)
Rep. Louise Slaughter (-NY)
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Various Locations Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2009 Rapid Response Institute
$3,200,000 Rep. Frank Pallone (-NJ)
Rep. Jim Saxton (-NJ)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
West Long Branch, New Jersey
View earmark details 2010 Re-establishing Ties: The Road from Warrior to the Community
$3,000,000 Rep. John Adler (-NJ)
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
Sen. Bob Menéndez (-NJ)
Trenton, New Jersey New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
View earmark details 2008 UMDNJ Cancer Initiative (includes continuation of the Gallo Prostate Cancer Center)
$2,400,000 Rep. Rush Holt (-NJ)
Rep. Frank Pallone (-NJ)
Rep. Bill Pascrell (-NJ)
New Brunswick, New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Cancer Institute of New Jersey
View earmark details 2009 UMDNJ Cancer Initiative
$2,400,000 Rep. Frank Pallone (-NJ)
Rep. Don Payne (-NJ)
Rep. Albio Sires (-NJ)
New Brunswick, New Jersey
View earmark details 2009 Improved Corrosion Protection for Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for CVN-21 Class Carriers
$2,000,000 Rep. Frank LoBiondo (-NJ)
Rep. Joe Sestak (-PA)
Aston, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2010 Marine Mammal Detection System
$2,000,000 Sen. Frank Lautenberg (-NJ)
Sen. Bob Menéndez (-NJ)
Lakehurst, New Jersey Integrated Systems Solutions Inc.
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