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View earmark details Rep. Jason Altmire (-Pennsylvania, 4th) - Earmarks Requested
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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                     46 $24,586,514
With Other Members          29 $27,459,621
All Congressional                75 $52,046,135
All Sponsored Earmarks      78* $143,777,135*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(asc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Advanced Lightweight Gunner Protection Kit
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Next Generation Communications System
(Defense)
$1,200,000 Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
Wexford, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Light Weight Organic Photovoltaic Technologies
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Hybrid Capacitor Superceil for Marine Combat Vehicle
(Defense)
$1,200,000 Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
New Castle, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Advanced Performance Transparent Armor for Tactical Wheeled Vehicles
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Allison Park, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2010 Upper Ohio Navigation System Study, PA
(Energy and Water)
$1,255,000 Rep. Mike Doyle (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Sen. Arlen Specter (-PA)
...more
Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 CZT-Based Liquid Explosives Detection Systems
(Defense)
$1,360,000 No additional sponsors indicated Saxonburg, Pennsylvania EI Detection and Imaging Systems
View earmark details 2010 Integrated Power System Power Dense Harmonic Filter Design
(Defense)
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania GE Power Conversion
View earmark details 2010 Medical Bio-Surveillance and Efficiency Program
(Defense)
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Ellwood City, Pennsylvania ProcessProxy Corp.
View earmark details 2008 Direct Motor Driven Waterjet
(Defense)
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Cheswick, Pennsylvania Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corp.
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