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Where are this year's earmarks
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 2009 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$4,965,000 alert Rep. Jim Langevin (-RI)
Rep. John Larson (-CT)
Rep. Sandy Levin (-MI)
...more
Unknown Location Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2008 Wood Utilization
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$4,841,000 Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (-OR)
Rep. Bob Etheridge (-NC)
...more
Idaho; Maine; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; North Carolina; Oregon; Tennessee; West Virginia
View earmark details 2010 Wood Utilization, AK, ID, LA, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, OR, TN, WV
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$4,841,000 Rep. G.K. Butterfield (-NC)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (-OR)
Rep. Gregg Harper (-MS)
...more
Idaho; Louisiana; Maine; Michigan; Mississippi; North Carolina; Oregon; Tennessee; West Virginia; Duluth, Minnesota; Alaska University of Minnesota Duluth; University of Idaho; Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge); University of Maine (Orono); Michigan State University; North Carolina State University; Mississippi State University; West Virginia University; University of Alaska system; University of Oregon; University of Tennessee Knoxville
View earmark details 2008 MK47 Mod 0 Striker 40
(Defense)
$4,800,000 Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
Sen. Trent Lott (-MS)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Wood Utilization, AK, ID, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, OR, TN, WV
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$4,545,000 Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Rep. John J. Duncan (-TN)
Rep. Bob Etheridge (-NC)
...more
Idaho; Maine; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; North Carolina; Oregon; Tennessee; West Virginia
View earmark details 2008 Modular Ballistic System for Force Protection
(Defense)
$4,000,000 Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Rep. Mike Michaud (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
...more
Orono, Maine University of Maine (Orono)
View earmark details 2009 MK47 Mod 0 Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher
(Defense)
$3,600,000 Sen. Susan Collins (-ME) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Machias River
(Interior)
$3,450,000 President *
Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Rep. Mike Michaud (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
...more
Maine
View earmark details 2008 Lower Penobscot Forest
(Interior)
$3,249,000 President *
Rep. Mike Michaud (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
Maine
View earmark details 2010 Lightweight Caliber .50 Machine Gun
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Mike Michaud (-ME)
Rep. Chellie Pingree (-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
...more
Vermont General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products
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