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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 2009 Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy for an electronic database to assist efforts to enforce limits on sales of pseudoephedrine
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$750,000 Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Des Moines, Iowa Iowa Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy
View earmark details 2010 University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, for developing a center on early childhood education
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$750,000 Rep. Bruce Braley (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Cedar Falls, Iowa University of Northern Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Coralville Intermodal Facility, Coralville, IA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$750,000 Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Coralville, Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA, to expand pre-kinder-garten programs
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$750,000 Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA) Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines (Iowa) Public Schools
View earmark details 2010 Iowa Healthcare Collaborative, Des Moines, IA, to establish Lean healthcare services in collaboration with Pittsburgh Regional Health
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$750,000 Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA) Des Moines, Iowa Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
View earmark details 2010 World Food Prize, Des Moines, IA, for exhibits
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$750,000 Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Des Moines, Iowa World Food Prize Foundation
View earmark details 2010 Ames Transit Facility Expansion, IA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$750,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Ames, Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Construct Four Lane Highway 20 West of U.S. 71, IA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$750,000 Rep. Steve King (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Iowa Central Renewable Fuel Testing Laboratory
(Energy and Water)
$750,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Iowa
View earmark details 2008 Luther College Science Building renovation project
(Energy and Water)
$738,000 Rep. Tom Latham (-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Iowa
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