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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 Yakima Project
(Energy and Water)
$8,145,000 President *
Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Yakima, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project
(Energy and Water)
$8,334,000 President *
Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Washington
View earmark details 2009 Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project
(Energy and Water)
$7,793,000 President *
Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Washington
View earmark details 2010 Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project
(Energy and Water)
$1,500,000 President *
Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Yakima River, Washington
View earmark details 2010 Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project: Yakima River Basin Water Storage Plan
(Energy and Water)
$1,500,000 Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Yakima River, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Yakima River Basin Water Storage
(Energy and Water)
$984,000 Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
...more
Washington
View earmark details 2009 Yakima River Basin Water Supply Study
(Energy and Water)
$500,000 Rep. Doc Hastings (-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
...more
Washington
View earmark details 2010 Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima, WA, for facilities and equipment to expand the pediatric center
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$100,000 Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA) Yakima, Washington Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital (Yakima, Wash.)
View earmark details 2008 YMCA of Tacoma-Pierce County for facility construction
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 Sen. Patty Murray (-WA) Washington YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties (Wash.)
View earmark details 2008 YMCA/YWCA of Spokane, for facility construction
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$490,000 Sen. Maria Cantwell (-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (-WA)
Spokane, Washington YMCA of the Inland Northwest; YWCA of Spokane (Wash.)
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