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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Texas

* 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 1401 $1,907,539,730
All earmarks 1689* $6,315,890,955*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Life sciences accelerator facilities and equipment
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$300,000 Rep. Randy Neugebauer (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
Abilene, Texas City of Abilene, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Construction of the Alpine Public Library
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$300,000 Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (-TX) Alpine, Texas City of Alpine, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Angelina County Cassell-Boykin County Park Project facility renovation
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 Rep. Louie Gohmert (-TX) Angelina County, Texas Angelina County, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Medium Approach Lighting System (MALSR ) installation
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$637,000 Rep. Joe Barton (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Arlington, Texas Arlington (Texas) Municipal Airport
View earmark details 2010 Accessible fleet replacement
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. John Carter (-TX) Austin, Texas Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
View earmark details 2010 MetroRapid BRT
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$13,370,204 President (solo) * Austin, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Renovation and expansion of a visitor center
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$200,000 Rep. Lloyd Doggett (-TX) Bastrop, Texas City of Bastrop, Texas
View earmark details 2010 North Rail Relocation Project, Cameron County, TX
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$400,000 Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Cameron County, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Corpus Christi Regional Intermodal Transit Facility, Robstown, TX
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 Rep. Solomon Ortiz (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Corpus Christi, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Northwest/Southeast LRT MOS, Dallas, TX
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$84,124,745 President *
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (-TX)
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Dallas, Texas
1689 results

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