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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Mel Watt (D-North Carolina, 12th) - Earmarks Requested
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


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Charlotte Rail Improvement and Safety Project (CRISP)
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$760,000 No additional sponsors indicated Charlotte, North Carolina
View earmark details 2010 Renewable Energy Center
(Energy and Water)
$750,000 Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC)
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC)
North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Rowan County Airport, land acquisition (runway protection zone)
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$588,000 Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 University of North Carolina, with East Carolina University, for the program in Racial Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease.
$560,000 Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) Chapel Hill, North Carolina East Carolina University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
View earmark details 2010 Central Piedmont Community College
(Energy and Water)
$525,000 Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC)
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC)
North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Bennett College for Women for equipment, technology, and professional development
$517,000 Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
Greensboro, North Carolina Bennett College for Women
View earmark details 2010 Charlotte Streetcar Project, NC
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC)
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC)
Charlotte, North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 I-77
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$490,000 Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) Mecklenburg, North Carolina
View earmark details 2010 City of Winston-Salem, NC, for creation of office space to recruit businesses to a Winston-Salem, as part of the revitalization of a blighted area
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$487,000 Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) Winston-Salem, North Carolina City of Winston-Salem, N.C.
View earmark details 2008 Central Piedmont Community College, high-tech crime scene investigation training
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$470,000 Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC)
Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC)
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)
Charlotte, North Carolina Central Piedmont Community College
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