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Alan Grayson’s Double Life: Congressman and Hedge Fund Manager

by The New York Times on 02/11/2016

Ethics and Apartheid: How Israel Junkets Undermine U.S. Democracy

by Foreign Policy Journal on 02/02/2016

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

View earmark details Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Florida) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Clarence William Nelson

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                     49 $55,158,250
With Other Members          330 $477,034,165
All Congressional                379 $532,192,415
All Sponsored Earmarks      438* $2,785,805,415*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Fine Water Mist Fire Suppression Technology to Replace Halon
$2,000,000 Rep. Allen Boyd (D-FL) Littleton, Colorado ADA Technologies Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Nanotechnology based biosensors and bio-threat detectors
$2,000,000 Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL) Miami, Florida Florida International University
View earmark details 2010 National Open-Ocean Energy Laboratory
(Energy and Water)
$2,000,000 Rep. Ron Klein (D-FL)
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL)
View earmark details 2010 Characterization and Exploitation of Magnetic and Electric Fields in the Coastal Ocean Environment
$2,000,000 Rep. Ron Klein (D-FL)
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL)
Florida Florida Atlantic University
View earmark details 2009 Extended Underwater Optical Imaging
$2,000,000 Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
Rep. Tim Mahoney (D-FL)
Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL)
North Fort Pierce, Florida
View earmark details 2010 St. John's Heritage Parkway Interchanges, Cities of Melbourne and Palm Bay, Brevard County, FL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,000,000 Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) Brevard County, Florida City of Melbourne, Fla.; City of Palm Bay, Fla.
View earmark details 2010 Underwater Imaging and Communications Using Lasers
$2,000,000 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL)
Fort Pierce, Florida Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
View earmark details 2010 Jackson Health System Military Trauma Training Enhancement Initiative
$2,000,000 Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL)
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
Miami, Florida Jackson Health System (Fla.)
View earmark details 2008 Eckerd College Science Center
(Energy and Water)
$1,968,000 Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-FL) Florida Eckerd College
View earmark details 2008 NextGen Integrated Airport, at Daytona Beach International Airport
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,960,000 Rep. John Mica (R-FL) Florida
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