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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 Kansas

* 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 477 $598,131,524
All earmarks 536* $1,425,389,524*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 City of Emporia Police Department Communication and Surveillance Equipment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Sen. Jerry Moran (-KS) Emporia, Kansas Emporia (Kan.) Police Department
View earmark details 2009 City of Garden City Police Department Video Monitoring Equipment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Sen. Jerry Moran (-KS) Garden City, Kansas Garden City (Kan.) Police Department
View earmark details 2009 City of Junction City, Police Department Technology Improvements
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Sen. Jerry Moran (-KS) Junction City, Kansas
View earmark details 2009 Johnson County Government to provide a unified radio communication system for Johnson County officials and local jurisdictions within the county
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Sen. Pat Roberts (-KS) Olathe, Kansas Johnson County, Kan.
View earmark details 2009 Wichita State University to continue the development and operation of the National Center for Advanced Materials Performance (NCAMP) located at the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR)
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$250,000 Sen. Sam Brownback (-KS) Wichita, Kansas Wichita State University
View earmark details 2010 Dodge City Police Department Equipment and Technology Upgrade Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$200,000 Sen. Jerry Moran (-KS) Dodge City, Kansas Dodge City (Kan.) Police Department
View earmark details 2010 Ford County Jail Equipment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$200,000 Sen. Pat Roberts (-KS) Dodge City, Kansas Ford County, Kan.
View earmark details 2010 Butler County Radio System Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Sen. Sam Brownback (-KS) El Dorado, Kansas Butler County, Kan.
View earmark details 2010 Emergency Response Team Equipment Upgrade Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$200,000 Sen. Jerry Moran (-KS) Hutchinson, Kansas Hutchinson (Kan.) Police Department
View earmark details 2010 Kansas Anti-Trafficking Coalition
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$300,000 Sen. Sam Brownback (-KS) Kansas City, Kansas Veronica's Voice
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