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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 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)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Lower Pine Lake Dam- Phase II
(Interior)
$250,000 President (solo) * Cheney, Washington U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
View earmark details 2009 Twin Transit Vehicle Replacement, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$579,500 Rep. Brian Baird (-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
...more
Washington
View earmark details 2008 Ultra-High Resolution Display for Army Medicine
(Defense)
$3,600,000 Rep. John Hall (-NY)
Rep. Dave Reichert (-WA)
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (-NY)
...more
Bellevue, Washington EMagin Corp.
View earmark details 2009 Undersea Weapons Enterprise Common Automated Test Equipment
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (-WA) Silverdale, Washington
View earmark details 2010 United Way of Kitsap County, Bremerton, WA, for capital costs related to the development of the United Way Non-profit Community Center
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,217,500 Sen. Patty Murray (-WA) Bremerton, Washington United Way of Kitsap County (Wash.)
View earmark details 2008 Unit Operations Facilities (Grow the Force)
(Military Construction)
$62,000,000 President *
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Fort Lewis, Washington U.S. Marine Corps
View earmark details 2008 Unit Operations Facilities (Grow the Force)
(Military Construction)
$51,000,000 President *
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Fort Lewis, Washington U.S. Marine Corps
View earmark details 2008 University Link LRT Extension
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$19,600,000 President *
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Seattle, Washington Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority
View earmark details 2009 University Link LRT Extension, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$100,000,000 President *
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Washington
View earmark details 2008 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA for the James R. Slater Museum of Natural History for collections, education programs, and outreach
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$239,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (-WA) Tacoma, Washington University of Puget Sound
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