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View earmark details Sen. Arlen Specter (-Pennsylvania) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated, Died, Oct. 14, 2012

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                     320 $80,626,500
With Other Members          530 $558,385,746
All Congressional                850 $639,012,246
All Sponsored Earmarks      864* $936,805,246*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 3D Bias Woven Perform Development
$2,400,000 Rep. Jim Gerlach (-PA)
Rep. Allyson Schwartz (-PA)
Rep. Joe Sestak (-PA)
Bally, Pennsylvania Bally Ribbon Mills
View earmark details 2009 Self Powered Prosthetic Limb Technology
$2,400,000 Rep. John E. Peterson (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
State College, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Next Generation Protective Seat
$2,400,000 Rep. Jim Gerlach (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Exton, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Military Lens Fabrication and Assembly
$2,400,000 Rep. Jack Murtha (-PA) Freeport, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 F/A-18 Avionics Ground Support System
$2,400,000 Rep. John E. Peterson (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
State College, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Dual Stage Variable Energy Absorber
$2,400,000 Rep. Patrick Joseph Murphy (-PA) Penns Park, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Drive System Composite Structural Component Risk Reduction Program
$2,400,000 Rep. Bob Brady (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Chester, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Center for Applied Research in Intelligent Autonomous Systems
$2,400,000 Rep. Chaka Fattah (-PA)
Rep. Joe Sestak (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Villanova, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 Theater Enterprise Wide Logistics System
$2,400,000 Rep. Joe Sestak (-PA) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Medium Caliber Metal Parts Upgrade
$2,400,000 Rep. Paul Kanjorski (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Medico Industries Inc.
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