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Moran stands as Senate's town hall frontrunner

by Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal on 12/21/2014

Cramer Tops in Town Hall Meetings

by KXNews (Bismarck, N.D.) on 12/19/2014

Wife of Rep. Hudson now working for another lawmaker

by The Hill on 12/18/2014

Russia’s claim that 80 percent of Congress never traveled overseas

by Washington Post on 12/18/2014

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)

(asc)

Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Vaccines and Microbe Control for Fish Health
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,055,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Rep. Mike Rogers (-AL)
Auburn, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 Vaccines and Microbe Control for Fish Health, Auburn, AL
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$991,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Rep. Mike Rogers (-AL)
Auburn, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 Vertical/Horizontal Integration of Space Technologies and Applications (VISTA)
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 Vibration Management Enhancement Program
(Defense)
$2,500,000 Sen. Dianne Feinstein (-CA) Huntsville, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 Vibration Management Enhancement Program
(Defense)
$800,000 Sen. Lindsey Graham (-SC) Huntsville, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Vibration Management Enhancement Program (VMEP)
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Rep. Gresham Barrett (-SC)
Rep. Henry Brown (-SC)
Rep. Jim Clyburn (-SC)
...more
Huntsville, Alabama Intelligent Automation Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Virtual Environment Simulation Laboratory
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Huntsville, Alabama University of Alabama at Huntsville
View earmark details 2009 Volunteers of America Southeast, Inc., Mobile, AL for construction of housing along Alabama's Katrina-decimated Gulf Coast
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,330,000 Sen. Jeff Sessions (-AL) Mobile, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 Von Braun Center for Science & Innovation - Not for Profit for research Gulf Coast research
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$750,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama Von Braun Center for Science and Innovation Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Von Braun Complex
(Military Construction)
$0 President (solo) * Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
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