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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 Iowa

* 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 629 $675,572,386
All earmarks 650* $742,238,386*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Animal Science Food Safety Consortium, AR, IA, KS
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,000,000 Sen. John Boozman (-AR)
Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
...more
Iowa; Kansas University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture; Iowa State University; Kansas State University
View earmark details 2010 Interstate 74 Corridor Construction, IA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,000,000 Rep. Bruce Braley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Roger Snedden Dr. Extension/Grade Separation-Phase 1, IA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,000,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Iowa
View earmark details 2008 Buchanan Law enforcement equipment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$987,000 Rep. Bruce Braley (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Buchanan, Iowa Buchanan County, Iowa
View earmark details 2008 Iowa Central Community College Renewable Fuels Lab
(Energy and Water)
$984,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Iowa Iowa Central Community College (Fort Dodge)
View earmark details 2008 University of Northern Iowa, National Agriculture-Based Industrial Lubricants (NABL), Biomass
(Energy and Water)
$984,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Iowa University of Northern Iowa
View earmark details 2008 University of Dubuque, Environmental Science Center
(Energy and Water)
$984,000 Rep. Bruce Braley (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Iowa University of Dubuque (Iowa)
View earmark details 2009 Soap Creek Watershed Project, Iowa
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$984,000 Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Dave Loebsack (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Soap Creek Watershed Project, IA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$984,000 Rep. Dave Loebsack (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Iowa
View earmark details 2008 I-235 Storm Water Management
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$980,000 Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Iowa
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