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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)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 UW Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
(Energy and Water)
$880,000 Rep. Jay Inslee (-WA)
Rep. Jim McDermott (-WA)
Rep. Kurt Schrader (-OR)
...more
Washington
View earmark details 2010 Valley Cities Public Safety Regional Broadband Network
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Rep. Dave Reichert (-WA)
Rep. Adam Smith (-WA)
Auburn, Washington City of Auburn, Wash.
View earmark details 2009 Valley Mall Boulevard Improvements, Union Gap, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$570,000 Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Union Gap, Washington
View earmark details 2009 Valley Transit Vehicle Replacement, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$368,600 Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Washington
View earmark details 2010 Vancouver Records Management System
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Rep. Brian Baird (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Vancouver, Washington Vancouver (Wash.) Police Department
View earmark details 2009 Vashon Island Passenger Ferry, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$950,000 Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Washington
View earmark details 2008 Vashon Island Passenger Only Ferry
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$588,000 Rep. Jim McDermott (-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
...more
Washington
View earmark details 2010 Vehicle Research Institute-Advanced Materials Transit Vehicle Design, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$730,500 Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Washington
View earmark details 2010 Virus-free Wine Grape Cultivars, WA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$260,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (-WA)
Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Rep. Jay Inslee (-WA)
...more
Washington NorthWest Grape Foundation Service
View earmark details 2009 Virus-free Wine Grape Cultivars, WA/Wine Grape Foundation Block, WA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$223,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (-WA)
Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Rep. Rick Larsen (-WA)
...more
Washington NorthWest Grape Foundation Service
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