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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

(desc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 National Cemetery- Gravesites Development
(Military Construction)
$29,400,000 President *
Sen. John Cornyn (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Ft. Sam Houston, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Dental Clinic Replacement
(Military Construction)
$29,318,000 President *
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
View earmark details 2008 Houston Air Traffic Control Facilities
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$28,490,560 President (solo) * Houston, Texas City of Houston
View earmark details 2009 Del Rio: Comstock Station
(Homeland Security)
$25,000,000 President (solo) * Comstock, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, TX
(Energy and Water)
$24,752,000 President *
Rep. Ron Paul (-TX)
Texas
View earmark details 2010 Health and Dental Clinic
(Military Construction)
$24,600,000 President *
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Fort Bliss, Texas
View earmark details 2010 Army Reserve Center/Land
(Military Construction)
$24,000,000 President *
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Houston, Texas
View earmark details 2008 Donna/Rio Bravo International Bridge, Land Point of Entry
(Financial Services)
$23,284,000 Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (-TX) Texas
View earmark details 2008 Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
(Energy and Water)
$23,105,000 Rep. Solomon Ortiz (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Texas
View earmark details 2009 National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, Texas A&M University, TX
(Homeland Security)
$23,000,000 President *
Rep. Rodney Alexander (-LA)
Rep. John Carter (-TX)
Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX)
...more
Texas National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center
1689 results

Information provided by Taxpayers for Common Sense ( http://www.taxpayer.net/ )