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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 for Various Locations Projects

* 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 29 $110,968,000
All earmarks 38* $261,516,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Arts in Education program authorized by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$40,000,000 President *
Rep. Alcee Hastings (-FL)
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Mazie Hirono (-HI)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2009 Research and Development
(Energy and Water)
$26,572,000 President *
Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 National Writing Project for activities authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$25,646,000 President *
Rep. Shelley Berkley (-NV)
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 President *
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 Center for Civic Education for two programs (We the People and Cooperative Education Exchange) that are authorized in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the Civic Education program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$21,617,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Joe Baca (-CA)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 Teach for America as authorized under the Higher Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$18,000,000 President *
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Shelley Berkley (-NV)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations Teach for America
View earmark details 2009 National Coastal Mapping Program
(Energy and Water)
$13,900,000 Rep. Jo Bonner (-AL)
Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
...more
Various Locations U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
View earmark details 2010 National Rural Water Association
(Interior)
$13,000,000 alert Sen. Susan Collins (-ME)
Sen. Mike Enzi (-WY)
Sen. Kirsten Rutnik Gillibrand (-NY)
...more
Various Locations National Rural Water Association
View earmark details 2009 National Rural Water Association
(Interior)
$11,500,000 alert Sen. Kit Bond (-MO)
Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
...more
Various Locations National Rural Water Association
View earmark details 2010 Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Vocational Institutions authorized under the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$8,162,000 President *
Rep. Mike Honda (-CA)
Various Locations
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