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View earmark details Rep. Lamar Smith (-Texas, 21st) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Lamar Seeligson 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                     23 $11,936,000
With Other Members          37 $56,124,750
All Congressional                60 $68,060,750
All Sponsored Earmarks      70* $182,343,750*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 San Antonio International Airport, Various Airfield Improvements, TX
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,187,500 Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
San Antonio, Texas San Antonio International Airport
View earmark details 2009 San Antonio Water System, Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements
(Interior)
$500,000 Rep. Charlie Gonzalez (-TX)
Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
...more
Texas
View earmark details 2009 Trainee Barracks Complex
(Military Construction)
$96,000,000 President *
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Fort Sam Houston, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Trinity University, San Antonio, TX for curriculum development for the Educators Technology Teaching Laboratory, to include the purchase of equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$285,000 No additional sponsors indicated San Antonio, Texas Trinity University (San Antonio)
View earmark details 2009 U.S. Agricultural Research Facility, Knipling-Bushland Laboratory, Kenville, TX
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,957,000 Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX) Kenville, Texas
View earmark details 2009 Alamo Community College for a region energy futures park center
(Financial Services)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Texas Alamo Colleges (Texas)
View earmark details 2009 Community Health Development, Inc., for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$143,000 No additional sponsors indicated Uvalde, Texas Community Health Development Inc.
View earmark details 2008 VIA Bus Improvements/Facility Modernization
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,425,500 Rep. Charlie Gonzalez (-TX)
Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
...more
San Antonio, Texas
View earmark details 2008 Battle Command Training Center, Phase 1
(Military Construction)
$1,950,000 President *
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Fort Sam Houston, Texas
View earmark details 2008 Library enhancements
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 No additional sponsors indicated Bandera, Texas, Bandera, Texas
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