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View earmark details Rep. Vern Buchanan (-Florida, 16th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Vernon G. Buchanan

 
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                     34 $14,533,875
With Other Members          30 $22,853,750
All Congressional                64 $37,387,625
All Sponsored Earmarks      68* $52,774,625*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Cedar Hammock, Wares Creek, FL
(Energy and Water)
$5,565,000 President * Wares Creek, Florida
View earmark details 2008 Cedar Hammock, Wares Creek
(Energy and Water)
$4,681,000 President *
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Florida
View earmark details 2009 Cedar Hammock, Wares Creek
(Energy and Water)
$3,828,000 President *
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Florida
View earmark details 2008 Manatee Harbor
(Energy and Water)
$2,969,000 Rep. Kathy Castor (-FL)
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Florida
View earmark details 2009 Manatee Harbor, FL
(Energy and Water)
$2,483,000 Rep. Kathy Castor (-FL)
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Florida
View earmark details 2009 Intracoastal Waterway, Caloosahatchee River to Anclote River, FL
(Energy and Water)
$2,076,000 Rep. Kathy Castor (-FL)
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Sen. Bill Nelson (-FL)
...more
Florida
View earmark details 2010 Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) Safety Improvements, Miami, FL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,750,000 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (-FL)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (-FL)
Rep. Kendrick Meek (-FL)
...more
Miami, Florida
View earmark details 2008 Migratory Shark Research at Mote Marine Laboratory
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,504,000 Rep. Jo Ann Davis (-VA)
Rep. Sam Farr (-CA)
Sen. John William Warner (-VA)
...more
Sarasota, Florida Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
View earmark details 2010 Science Consortium for Ocean Replenishment (SCORE)
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,500,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (-WA)
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Sen. Bill Nelson (-FL)
...more
Sarasota, Florida Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
View earmark details 2010 Intracoastal Waterway Caloosahatchee River to Anclote River, FL
(Energy and Water)
$1,313,000 President *
Rep. Connie Mack (-FL)
Sen. Mel Martinez (-FL)
Sen. Bill Nelson (-FL)
...more
Florida
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