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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Norm Dicks (D-Washington, 6th) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Norman DeValois Dicks

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                     75 $134,017,272
With Other Members          129 $141,694,950
All Congressional                204 $275,712,222
All Sponsored Earmarks      227* $752,406,222*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 National Guard Civil Support Team/CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package
$1,200,000 Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) Washington Washington National Guard
View earmark details 2009 Advanced Skills Management (ASM) System
$1,200,000 Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Poulsbo, Washington
View earmark details 2009 Puget Sound Anoxia Research for the Department of the Navy
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Seattle, Washington U.S. Department of the Navy
View earmark details 2008 National Bureau For Asian Research
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Seattle, Washington National Bureau of Asian Research
View earmark details 2008 Pierce County Sheriff's Office Automated Finger Imaging System
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,198,500 Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Pierce, Washington Pierce County (Wash.) Sheriff's Department
View earmark details 2008 Ramgen, CO2 compression initiative utilizing shockwave/ramjet compression technology
(Energy and Water)
$1,181,000 Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) Bellevue, Washington Ramgen Power Systems LLC
View earmark details 2008 Mt. Rainier National Park - Carbon River Gateway
$1,181,000 Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Washington Mount Rainier National Park
View earmark details 2009 Centralia
(Energy and Water)
$1,147,000 Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Washington City of Centralia, Wash.
View earmark details 2009 Pierce County Alliance Washington State Methamphetamine Initiative
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,100,000 Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA)
Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA)
Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Tacoma, Washington Pierce County (Wash.) Alliance
View earmark details 2008 Pierce Transit Peninsula Park and Ride
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,029,000 Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Washington Pierce County (Wash.) Public Transportation Benefit Area Corp.
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