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View earmark details Rep. Mel Watt (D-North Carolina, 12th) - Earmarks Requested
Resigned
Alternate Name: Melvin Luther Watt

 
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                     15 $7,090,000
With Other Members          54 $79,806,500
All Congressional                69 $86,896,500
All Sponsored Earmarks      69* $86,896,500*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

(asc)

Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Bennett College for Women, for a library digitization project
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$333,000 No additional sponsors indicated Greensboro, North Carolina Bennett College for Women
View earmark details 2008 Bennett College for Women for equipment, technology, and professional development
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$517,000 Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
Greensboro, North Carolina Bennett College for Women
View earmark details 2010 Bennett College for Women, The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship, Greensboro, NC
(Financial Services)
$150,000 Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) Greensboro, North Carolina Bennett College for Women
View earmark details 2008 Bennett College Science and Technology facility
(Energy and Water)
$984,000 Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) North Carolina Bennett College for Women
View earmark details 2008 Bioterrorism Operations Policy for Public Emergency Response (BOPPER)
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 BOPPER (Bioterrorism Operations Policy for Public Emergency Response)
(Defense)
$1,200,000 Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) Winston-Salem, North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Center for Nanoscience and Nanomaterials
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Greensboro, North Carolina North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
View earmark details 2008 Central Piedmont Community College
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$352,500 Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC)
Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC)
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)
...more
Charlotte, North Carolina Central Piedmont Community College
View earmark details 2010 Central Piedmont Community College
(Energy and Water)
$525,000 Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC)
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC)
North Carolina
View earmark details 2010 Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC, for facilities and equipment at the Health Sciences Simulation Lab
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$125,000 Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC)
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC)
Charlotte, North Carolina Central Piedmont Community College
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