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Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

by Miami Herald on 08/23/2014

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by FactCheck.org on 08/22/2014

Editorial: Meetings a chance for Congress to listen

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Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Mississippi

* 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 762 $2,110,625,418
All earmarks 816* $2,805,971,802*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 City of Farmington for wastewater infrastructure project
(Interior)
$260,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Farmington, Mississippi City of Farmington, Miss.
View earmark details 2009 City of Flora for equipment upgrades and improvements for the police department
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$250,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Flora, Mississippi City of Flora, Miss.
View earmark details 2008 City of Greenville
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$658,000 Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS) Greenville, Mississippi City of Greenville, Miss.
View earmark details 2009 City of Greenville for drinking water and wastewater rehabilitation project
(Interior)
$260,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Greenville, Mississippi City of Greenville, Miss.
View earmark details 2010 City of Greenville, MS, For renovations and infrastructure enhancements for a youth wellness project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$300,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Greenville, Mississippi City of Greenville, Miss.
View earmark details 2008 City of Grenada, for the renovation of the historic Taylor Hall
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$196,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Grenada, Mississippi City of Grenada, Miss.
View earmark details 2010 City of Hattiesburg, MS, for renovations and replacement of buildings and equipment in a park in a blighted neighborhood
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Hattiesburg, Mississippi City of Hattiesburg, Miss.
View earmark details 2008 City of Indianola for a revolving loan fund to provide affordable housing, as part of the Indianola Housing Initiative
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 Rep. Bennie Thompson (-MS) Indianola, Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 City of Jackson for crime fighting technology
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$750,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Jackson, Mississippi City of Jackson, Miss.
View earmark details 2008 City of Jackson, for law enforcement technology upgrades
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$376,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Jackson, Mississippi City of Jackson, Miss.
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