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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 for Projects in Unknown Locations

* 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 1620 $17,175,050,930
All earmarks 1662* $17,655,732,930*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Development of a Smart Microgrid Testbed
(Energy and Water)
$500,000 Rep. Joe Barton (-TX) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Development of Pollution Prevention Technologies
(Energy and Water)
$900,000 Rep. Yvette Clarke (-NY)
Rep. Gregory Meeks (-NY)
Rep. Ed Towns (-NY)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Direct loans to Federally Recognized Native American Tribes under Rural Development Loan Fund
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,035,000 No sponsor indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Direct loans to Mississippi Delta Region counties under the Rural Development Loan Fund
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$2,070,000 No sponsor indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Distributed Environment for Critical Infrastructure Decisionmaking Exercises, multiple locations
(Homeland Security)
$3,000,000 Rep. Rob Bishop (-UT)
Sen. Bob Bennett (-UT)
Sen. Patrick Leahy (-VT)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Dive Boats
(Defense)
$2,000,000 Sen. Richard Burr (-NC) Unknown Location Naval Sea Systems Command
View earmark details 2010 Education grants program for Hispanic-serving Instituions
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$9,237,000 No sponsor indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Energy Conservation and Efficiency Upgrade of HVAC Controls
(Energy and Water)
$500,000 Rep. Carolyn Maloney (-NY) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Energy Efficiency Enhancements
(Energy and Water)
$250,000 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Energy Reduction and Efficiency Improvement Through Lighting Control
(Energy and Water)
$120,000 Rep. Charlie Dent (-PA) Unknown Location
1662 results

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