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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Olympia Jean Boucles Snowe

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                     3 $1,100,000
With Other Members          200 $312,571,000
All Congressional                203 $313,671,000
All Sponsored Earmarks      209* $354,077,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Central Maine Community College for a training program in precision metalworking and machine tool technology
$192,000 Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Auburn, Maine Central Maine Community College
View earmark details 2008 Maine Alliance for Arts Education, for the Complete Education for Rural Students project
$95,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Augusta, Maine
View earmark details 2009 University of Maine, Orono, ME, for technology upgrades, including the purchase of equipment
$285,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Orono, Maine University of Maine (Orono)
View earmark details 2009 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
$4,965,000 alert Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI)
Rep. John Larson (D-CT)
Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI)
Unknown Location Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2009 Herring Gut Learning Center, for science curriculum development for Maine students in grades 6-12
$95,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Port Clyde, Maine
View earmark details 2008 University of Maine, to maintain healthy interscholastic youth sports programs
$141,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Orono, Maine University of Maine (Orono)
View earmark details 2008 Waldo County Preschool & Family Services, for the Maine early language and literacy initiative
$95,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Belfast, Maine Broadreach Family and Community Services
View earmark details 2008 Saint Mary's Medical Center for equipment
$155,000 Rep. Tom Allen (D-ME)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Lewiston, Maine St. Mary's Regional Medical Center (Lewiston, Maine)
View earmark details 2009 Jobs for Maine's Graduates, Inc., Augusta, ME, for career development for at-risk youth
$285,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Augusta, Maine Jobs for Maine's Graduates Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Saint Croix Regional Family Health Center for construction, renovation and equipment.
$132,000 Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Princeton, Maine
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