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Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

by Miami Herald on 08/23/2014

Father doesn’t always know best

by FactCheck.org on 08/22/2014

Editorial: Meetings a chance for Congress to listen

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/21/2014

Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/20/2014

Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Bob Bennett (-Utah) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated
Alternate Name: Robert Foster Bennett

 
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                     98 $120,100,700
With Other Members          202 $413,239,750
All Congressional                300 $533,340,450
All Sponsored Earmarks      317* $938,076,450*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 City of South Jordan for high-speed wireless hotspots for police to transfer data and share information
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Rep. Chris Cannon (-UT)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (-UT)
South Jordan, Utah City of South Jordan, Utah
View earmark details 2008 Granite School District, for school district's gang violence prevention program
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$188,000 Rep. Jim Matheson (-UT)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (-UT)
Salt Lake City, Utah Granite School District
View earmark details 2008 Granite School District START program
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$211,500 Rep. Jim Matheson (-UT)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (-UT)
Salt Lake City, Utah Granite School District
View earmark details 2009 West Valley City, UT Public Safety Communications Equipment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Rep. Chris Cannon (-UT)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (-UT)
West Valley City, Utah West Valley City, Utah
View earmark details 2008 Utah State University Research Foundation, to develop modern infrared calibration capability for current and future remote sensing instruments
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$376,000 No additional sponsors indicated Logan, Utah Utah State University Research Foundation
View earmark details 2009 West Valley City for a state-of-the-art crime forensics lab
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$250,000 Rep. Chris Cannon (-UT)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (-UT)
West Valley City, Utah West Valley City, Utah
View earmark details 2009 YWCA Center for Families to provide equipment for new Center for Families, which aims to end domestic violence through prevention, intervention and accountability
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$300,000 No additional sponsors indicated Salt Lake City, Utah YWCA Salt Lake City (Utah)
View earmark details 2009 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Judicial Education, Research & Technical Assistance
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,800,000 alert Sen. Jack Reed (-RI)
Sen. Harry Reid (-NV)
Rep. John Conyers (-MI)
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Reno, Nevada National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
View earmark details 2008 A Child is Missing, to assist law enforcement in finding missing children
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$70,500 Sen. Orrin Hatch (-UT) Utah A Child Is Missing Inc.
View earmark details 2008 BYU-Public School Partnership for statewide partnerships for delinquency prevention
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$282,000 No additional sponsors indicated Provo, Utah Brigham Young University-Public School Partnership
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