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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) - Earmarks Requested
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 Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 City of Ellsworth for construction of a wastewater treatment plant
$375,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Ellsworth, Maine City of Ellsworth, Maine
View earmark details 2008 City of Gardiner, for waterfront infrastructure
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$147,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Gardiner, Maine City of Gardiner, Maine
View earmark details 2009 City of Lewiston, for job training programs
$333,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Lewiston, Maine City of Lewiston, Maine
View earmark details 2009 City of Presque Isle, Recreation and Parks Department, for afterschool arts and physical activity programs
$238,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Presque Isle, Maine Presque Isle (Maine) Recreation and Parks Department
View earmark details 2008 Civic Education Program (Center for Civic Education and National Council on Economic Education) and a comprehensive program between the Center for Civic Education, Indiana University and NCSL to improve public education of the congress and state legislatures.
$31,917,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (D-AL)
Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY)
Unknown Location Council for Economic Education; National Conference of State Legislatures; Indiana University System
View earmark details 2009 Civil Air Patrol
$1,360,000 Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT)
Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS)
Unknown Location Civil Air Patrol
View earmark details 2009 Clean Fuel Buses
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$475,000 Rep. Tom Allen (D-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Portland, Maine
View earmark details 2008 Community Counseling Center, for the expansion of the Greater Portland Trauma Assistance Network
$95,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Portland, Maine
View earmark details 2008 Community Counseling Center, Trauma Prevention and Treatment for At-Risk Youth
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$470,000 Rep. Tom Allen (D-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Portland, Maine
View earmark details 2009 Consolidated Global Sub Component Ph 1
(Military Construction)
$9,980,000 Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Portsmouth NSY, Maine
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