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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

by Milwaukee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel on 07/05/2014

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

View earmark details Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (-Florida, 23rd) - 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                     38 $24,231,464
With Other Members          74 $63,931,310
All Congressional                112 $88,162,774
All Sponsored Earmarks      120* $498,036,774*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

(asc)

Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Durability of Composite Materials and Structures
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Rep. Robert Wexler (-FL) Boca Raton, Florida Florida Atlantic University
View earmark details 2010 Institute for Collaborative Sciences Research
(Defense)
$2,080,000 Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (-FL)
Rep. Kendrick Meek (-FL)
Sen. Bill Nelson (-FL)
...more
Florida Barry University
View earmark details 2009 Center of Excellence in Ocean Energy Research and Development, Florida Atlantic University
(Energy and Water)
$1,189,375 Rep. Ron Klein (-FL)
Rep. Robert Wexler (-FL)
Florida Florida Atlantic University
View earmark details 2009 Herbert Hoover Dike (Seepage Control)
(Energy and Water)
$74,069,000 President *
Rep. Kathy Castor (-FL)
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (-FL)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (-FL)
...more
Florida
View earmark details 2009 Everglades and South Florida Ecosystem Restoration
(Energy and Water)
$400,000 No additional sponsors indicated Florida
View earmark details 2008 Port Everglades Harbor
(Energy and Water)
$492,000 Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Sen. Bill Nelson (-FL)
Florida
View earmark details 2009 South Florida Everglades Ecosystem Restoration, FL
(Energy and Water)
$123,448,000 President *
Rep. Kathy Castor (-FL)
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (-FL)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (-FL)
...more
Florida
View earmark details 2009 South Florida Everglades Ecosystem Restoration, FL Kissimmee River, FL
(Energy and Water)
$28,361,000 President *
Rep. Kathy Castor (-FL)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (-FL)
Rep. Ron Klein (-FL)
...more
Florida
View earmark details 2009 City of Miami Green Initiative
(Energy and Water)
$951,500 Rep. Kendrick Meek (-FL)
Sen. Bill Nelson (-FL)
Miami, Florida City of Miami
View earmark details 2009 Intracoastal Waterway, Jacksonville to Miami, FL
(Energy and Water)
$4,019,000 Rep. Corrine Brown (-FL)
Rep. Ander Crenshaw (-FL)
Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (-FL)
...more
Florida
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