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Speaker Ryan’s Staff: Where Have They Been?

by Roll Call on 11/10/2015

Paul Ryan Asked to Curb Congressional Travel

by Roll Call on 11/06/2015

Looking for Lost References

by Roll Call on 11/04/2015

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

View earmark details Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Thomas Richard Harkin

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                     148 $191,880,080
With Other Members          462 $1,019,183,356
All Congressional                610 $1,211,063,436
All Sponsored Earmarks      624* $1,281,832,436*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 All Terrain Ultra Tactical Vehicles
$2,400,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
Rep. Dave Obey (D-WI)
Medina, Minnesota
View earmark details 2010 E-6B Strategic Communications Upgrade
$2,400,000 Rep. Mary Fallin (R-OK)
Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)
Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Rockwell Collins Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Shared Vision
$2,400,000 Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
New Jersey Mechdyne Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Wireless Medical Monitoring System
$2,400,000 Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)
Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA)
Rep. Gary Miller (R-CA)
Iowa Athena GTX
View earmark details 2009 HyperAcute Vaccine Development
$2,400,000 Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
Ames, Iowa
View earmark details 2008 Iowa School Boards Foundation, for continuation and expansion of the Skills Iowa program
$2,394,000 No additional sponsors indicated Des Moines, Iowa
View earmark details 2008 Civil Air Patrol
$2,300,000 Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE)
Unknown Location Civil Air Patrol
View earmark details 2008 Southeast Connector Extension from SE 6th Street to SE 14th Street
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,298,100 Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Iowa
View earmark details 2010 Spray Technique Analysis and Research for Defense (STAR4D)
$2,200,000 Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
Cedar Falls, Iowa University of Northern Iowa
View earmark details 2008 University of Iowa, for the facilities and equipment for a public health research and education building.
$2,155,000 Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
Iowa City, Iowa University of Iowa
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