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Editorial: Meetings a chance for Congress to listen

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Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/20/2014

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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Jon Tester (-Montana) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Raymond Jon Tester

 
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                     23 $11,084,820
With Other Members          216 $369,546,210
All Congressional                239 $380,631,030
All Sponsored Earmarks      257* $452,165,030*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program
(Defense)
$138,000,000 alert Sen. Daniel Akaka (-HI)
Sen. Max Baucus (-MT)
Sen. Evan Bayh (-IN)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Missouri River Fish Mitigatlon, ND, MT, SD, NE, IA, KS & MO
(Energy and Water)
$57,418,000 Sen. Max Baucus (-MT)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Kansas; Missouri; Montana; North Dakota; Nebraska; South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
(Defense)
$50,000,000 alert Sen. Max Baucus (-MT)
Sen. Barbara Boxer (-CA)
Sen. Jim Bunning (-KY)
...more
Unknown Location
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.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$31,917,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (-AL)
Rep. Geoff Davis (-KY)
...more
Unknown Location Council for Economic Education; National Conference of State Legislatures; Indiana University System
View earmark details 2009 Center for Civic Education for two programs - We the People and Cooperative Education Exchange - that are authorized in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the Civic Education program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$25,095,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
Rep. Xavier Becerra (-CA)
...more
California Center for Civic Education
View earmark details 2009 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Rob Andrews (-NJ)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
...more
Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2008 National Writing Project, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes K-16 teacher training programs in the effective teaching of writing.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$23,581,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Joe Crowley (-NY)
Rep. Charlie Dent (-PA)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
View earmark details 2010 Center for Civic Education for two programs (We the People and Cooperative Education Exchange) that are authorized in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the Civic Education program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$21,617,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Joe Baca (-CA)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2008 Columbia River Channel Improvements
(Energy and Water)
$14,760,000 President *
Rep. Brian Baird (-WA)
Rep. Norm Dicks (-WA)
Rep. Darlene Hooley (-OR)
...more
Washington
View earmark details 2009 National Rural Water Association
(Interior)
$11,500,000 alert Sen. Kit Bond (-MO)
Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
...more
Various Locations National Rural Water Association
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