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View earmark details Rep. Mel Watt (-North Carolina, 12th) - Earmarks Requested
Resigned
Alternate Name: Melvin Luther Watt

 
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                     15 $7,090,000
With Other Members          54 $79,806,500
All Congressional                69 $86,896,500
All Sponsored Earmarks      69* $86,896,500*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 High Performance Computing in Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Greensboro, North Carolina North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
View earmark details 2009 BOPPER (Bioterrorism Operations Policy for Public Emergency Response)
(Defense)
$1,200,000 Sen. Richard Burr (-NC) Winston-Salem, North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Center for Nanoscience and Nanomaterials
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Greensboro, North Carolina North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
View earmark details 2009 Computational Modeling and High Performance Computing in Advanced Material Processing, Synthesis and Design
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Greensboro, North Carolina
View earmark details 2009 Greensboro Maintenance/Operations Transit Facility, Greensboro
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,140,000 Rep. Howard Coble (-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (-NC)
Greensboro, North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Bennett College Science and Technology facility
(Energy and Water)
$984,000 Sen. Elizabeth Dole (-NC) North Carolina Bennett College for Women
View earmark details 2010 Textile Research Programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$965,000 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (-NC)
Rep. Howard Coble (-NC)
...more
Raleigh, North Carolina Textile/Clothing Technology Corp.
View earmark details 2009 Energy Efficiency/Sustainable Energy Project
(Energy and Water)
$951,500 Sen. Elizabeth Dole (-NC) North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Thurgood Marshall College Fund Minority NASA Science Initiative
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$940,000 Rep. Elijah Cummings (-MD)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (-TX)
...more
Unknown Location Thurgood Marshall College Fund Inc.
View earmark details 2009 City of Charlotte Gang of One Pilot Program
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$900,000 Rep. Robin Hayes (-NC) Charlotte, North Carolina City of Charlotte, N.C.
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