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

View earmark details Rep. John Salazar (D-Colorado, 3rd) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: John Tony Salazar

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                     13 $3,772,500
With Other Members          55 $69,666,300
All Congressional                68 $73,438,800
All Sponsored Earmarks      85* $320,678,800*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Garfield County Regional Airport, Runway Improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$475,000 Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) Garfield, Colorado
View earmark details 2010 Emergency operations center
(Homeland Security)
$425,000 No additional sponsors indicated Alamosa, Colorado Alamosa (Colo.) Fire Department
View earmark details 2008 St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, for facilities and equipment for the Saccomanno Education Center
$422,000 No additional sponsors indicated Grand Junction, Colorado St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center (Grand Junction, Colo.)
View earmark details 2010 Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo, CO, for facilities and equipment related to nurse training
$400,000 Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) Pueblo, Colorado Colorado State University-Pueblo
View earmark details 2008 The Town of Bayfield for wastewater facility upgrade project
$394,000 Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO)
Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO)
Bayfield, Colorado Town of Bayfield, Colo.
View earmark details 2009 Adams State College, for facilities and equipment
$381,000 Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO)
Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO)
Alamosa, Colorado Adams State University
View earmark details 2009 Montrose Chief of Police 7th Judicial District Meth Drug Task Force
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$350,000 Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) Montrose, Colorado Montrose (Colo.) Police Department
View earmark details 2008 Pueblo County, CO Sheriff's Office Technology
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$305,500 No additional sponsors indicated Pueblo, Colorado Pueblo County (Colo.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2010 Durango Police Department Interoperability Completion
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$300,000 Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)
Durango, Colorado City of Durango, Colo.
View earmark details 2010 Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment in Garfield, Pitkin and Rio Blanco Counties
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$300,000 No additional sponsors indicated Glenwood Springs, Colorado ChildHelp River Bridge Center
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