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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Olympia Snowe (-Maine) - Earmarks Requested
Retired
Alternate Name: Olympia Jean Boucles Snowe

 
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                     3 $1,100,000
With Other Members          200 $312,571,000
All Congressional                203 $313,671,000
All Sponsored Earmarks      209* $354,077,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Personal Miniature Thermal Viewer (PMTV)
(Defense)
$800,000 Rep. Mike Michaud (-ME)
Rep. Loretta Sanchez (-CA)
Sen. Barbara Boxer (-CA)
...more
Eastport, Maine Vicus Technologies LLC; Irvine Sensors Corp.
View earmark details 2010 University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$775,000 Rep. Chellie Pingree (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
Portland, Maine University of Southern Maine
View earmark details 2009 Park Avenue Multi-Use Trail, ME
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$760,000 Sen. Susan Collins (-ME) Maine
View earmark details 2009 Bayside Promenade
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$760,000 Sen. Susan Collins (-ME) Maine
View earmark details 2009 Acadia National Park
(Interior)
$750,000 Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
Maine Acadia National Park
View earmark details 2009 National Biosolids Partnership Program
(Interior)
$750,000 alert Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Rep. Rick Larsen (-WA)
Sen. Wayne Allard (-CO)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2008 Gulf of Maine Research Institute lab upgrades
(Energy and Water)
$738,000 Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
Maine Gulf of Maine Research Institute
View earmark details 2010 Eastern Maine Health Systems, Brewer, ME, for emergency preparedness planning and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$640,000 Sen. Susan Collins (-ME) Brewer, Maine Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems
View earmark details 2009 University of New England, Biddeford, ME for technology upgrades, including the purchase of equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$618,000 Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
Biddeford, Maine University of New England
View earmark details 2010 Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, ME, for restoration of the historic Camden Yards Mill building in downtown Lewiston would rehabilitate a blighted mill on the river
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$600,000 Sen. Susan Collins (-ME) Lewiston, Maine Androscoggin Valley (Maine) Council of Governments
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