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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 2008 Upper Ohio Navigation Study
(Energy and Water)
$2,460,000 Rep. Jason Altmire (-PA)
Rep. Mike Doyle (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
View earmark details 2008 Drive System Composite Structural Component Risk Reduction Program
$2,400,000 Rep. Bob Brady (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Chester, Pennsylvania V System Composites Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Blood Safety and Decontamination Technology
$2,400,000 Rep. Rosa DeLauro (-CT)
Rep. Chaka Fattah (-PA)
Rep. Jim Gerlach (-PA)
Connecticut; Pennsylvania; Washington Yale School of Medicine; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; University of Washington (Seattle); Puget Sound Blood Center
View earmark details 2010 Smart Oil Sensor
$2,400,000 Rep. G.T. Thompson (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
State College, Pennsylvania Impact Technologies LLC
View earmark details 2010 Advanced Naval Logistics
$2,400,000 No additional sponsors indicated Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MCA Solutions Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Ceramic Membrane-10(X) Times More Energy for Battery Systems
$2,400,000 Rep. Allyson Schwartz (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Harleysville, Pennsylvania MaxPower Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Improved Thermal Batteries for Guided Munitions
$2,400,000 Rep. Allyson Schwartz (-PA) Horsham, Pennsylvania EnerSys Advanced Systems Inc.
View earmark details 2010 OMNI Active Vibration Control System
$2,400,000 Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Erie, Pennsylvania Lord Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Photonic integration foundry
$2,400,000 Sen. Bob Casey (-PA) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Lehigh University
View earmark details 2010 Drive System Composite Structural Component Risk Reduction Program
$2,400,000 Rep. Bob Brady (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Chester, Pennsylvania V System Composites Inc.
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