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Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

by Miami Herald on 08/23/2014

Father doesn’t always know best

by FactCheck.org on 08/22/2014

Editorial: Meetings a chance for Congress to listen

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/21/2014

Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/20/2014

Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Alabama

* Earmarks requested by the president are not included in the member and state rankings to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 No Total Amount
Congressional earmarks 728 $1,040,840,677
All earmarks 761* $1,538,956,677*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 City of Talladega, Drug Enforcement Initiative
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$47,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Rep. Mike Rogers (-AL)
Talladega, Alabama City of Talladega, Ala.
View earmark details 2008 City of Talladega, for anti-methamphetamine programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$94,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Rep. Mike Rogers (-AL)
Talladega, Alabama City of Talladega, Ala.
View earmark details 2008 City of Troy, for mobile data terminals
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$211,500 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Troy, Alabama City of Troy, Ala.
View earmark details 2008 Coastal and Inland Hurricane Monitoring and Protection Program, to acquire the ability to predict the intensity and potential damage of hurricanes affecting the Gulf Coast, University of South Alabama
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$611,000 Sen. Jeff Sessions (-AL)
Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Mobile, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Coastal Weather for Catastrophic Events, to provide coastal Alabama appropriate weather monitoring equipment to measure wind gusts, water surge and rain fall levels during a catastrophic event such as hurricanes, Univeristy of South Alabama
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$258,500 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Mobile, Alabama University of South Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Collaborative R&D Initiative for the Gulf of Mexico, will allow for collaboration between federal agencies in Alabama and research universities to more effectively complete NOAA missions, Von Braun Center for Science and Innovation
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$752,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Cooperative Institute for Remote Sensing Application, for the purpose of advancing knowledge and understanding of the environment using information technologies and remote sensing systems, University of Alabama at Huntsville
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,034,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Dothan, AL
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$352,500 Rep. Terry Everett (-AL)
Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Dothan, Alabama City of Dothan, Ala.
View earmark details 2008 Drought Research Study, to continue to study potential options to minimize the impact of droughts on Alabama and the Southeast, University of Alabama at Huntsville
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$752,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Engineering and Science Center
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$30,000,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Mobile, Alabama University of South Alabama
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