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Moran stands as Senate's town hall frontrunner

by Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal on 12/21/2014

Cramer Tops in Town Hall Meetings

by KXNews (Bismarck, N.D.) on 12/19/2014

Wife of Rep. Hudson now working for another lawmaker

by The Hill on 12/18/2014

Russia’s claim that 80 percent of Congress never traveled overseas

by Washington Post on 12/18/2014

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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Washington

* 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 839 $1,267,870,639
All earmarks 998* $3,634,851,333*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA for curriculum development
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Ellensburg, Washington Central Washington University
View earmark details 2008 Northwest Center, to provide and expand academic and vocational resources to developmentally delayed or disabled persons in King County
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 Rep. Adam Smith (-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
...more
Seattle, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Project Access Spokane, for healthcare delivery to low income residents
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (-WA) Spokane, Washington
View earmark details 2008 South Sound Health Communications Network for a community Health Record Bank
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 Rep. Adam Smith (-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Tacoma, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Swedish Medical Center, for construction, renovation, and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA) Seattle, Washington Swedish Medical Center
View earmark details 2008 Thurston-Mason County Medical Society, for Project Access for the uninsured
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 Rep. Adam Smith (-WA) Olympia, Washington Thurston-Mason County (Wash.) Medical Society
View earmark details 2009 Eastern Washington University, Accelerating economic development in rural, underserved communities of NE Washington
(Financial Services)
$190,000 Sen. Patty Murray (-WA) Washington Eastern Washington University
View earmark details 2009 Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$190,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (-WA)
Rep. Adam Smith (-WA)
Tacoma, Washington Tacoma (Wash.) Community College
View earmark details 2009 B-Reactor Access Road Analysis Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$190,000 Sen. Patty Murray (-WA) Washington
View earmark details 2009 New Futures, Burien, WA for education support services for students at-risk of failure
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$190,000 Rep. Adam Smith (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Burien, Washington
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