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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Ronald Lee Wyden

AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     5 $962,400
With Other Members          351 $382,256,659
All Congressional                356 $383,219,059
All Sponsored Earmarks      383* $689,568,059*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Advanced Airship Flying Laboratory
$2,000,000 Rep. David Wu (D-OR)
Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR)
Unknown Location American Blimp Corp.
View earmark details 2009 Columbia River Gorge
$2,000,000 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)
Rep. David Wu (D-OR)
View earmark details 2008 Brain, Biology, and Machine Applied Research
$2,000,000 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
Rep. Darlene Hooley (D-OR)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Northwest Manufacturing Initiative
$2,000,000 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
Portland, Oregon Manufacturing 21 Coalition
View earmark details 2009 Permanent Magnet Linear Generator Power Buoy System
$2,000,000 Rep. Darlene Hooley (D-OR)
Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR)
Corvalis, Oregon
View earmark details 2008 ONAMI Nanoelectronics and Nanometrology Initiative
$2,000,000 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
Rep. Darlene Hooley (D-OR)
Corvalis, Oregon Oregon Nanosciences and Microtechnologies Institute
View earmark details 2009 Eye Safe Laser Warning Systems
$2,000,000 Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA)
Rep. David Wu (D-OR)
Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR)
Vancouver, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Future Medical Shelter System (FMSS)
$2,000,000 Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA)
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
St. Johnsbury, Vermont Mobile Medical International Corp.
View earmark details 2008 Wave power demonstration project, Reedsport Oregon (OR)
(Energy and Water)
$1,968,000 Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR)
View earmark details 2010 I-5 Columbia River Crossing, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,948,000 Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA)
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
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