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

View earmark details Former Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pennsylvania) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated, Died, Oct. 14, 2012

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                     320 $80,626,500
With Other Members          530 $558,385,746
All Congressional                850 $639,012,246
All Sponsored Earmarks      864* $936,805,246*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Ovarian Cancer Research Program
$10,000,000 alert Former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Former Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 National Rural Water Association
$7,580,000 alert Former Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-LA)
Former Rep. John E. Peterson (R-PA)
Former Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-KS)
Various Locations National Rural Water Association
View earmark details 2009 Upgrade Munition Igloos Phase 2
(Military Construction)
$7,500,000 Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) Letterkenny Depot, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 Missile Recycling Capability-Letterkenney Munitions Center
$6,500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 Operations and Training Facility
(Military Construction)
$6,300,000 Former Rep. Tim Holden (D-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)
Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 M291/M295 Skin Decontamination
$5,600,000 Former Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY)
Former Rep. Patrick Joseph Murphy (D-PA)
Former Rep. Mike Ross (D-AR)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Rohm and Haas Co.
View earmark details 2010 Vectored Thrust Ducted Compound Helicopter
$5,000,000 Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE)
Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Essington, Pennsylvania Piasecki Aircraft Corp.
View earmark details 2009 Vectored Thrust Ducted Propeller Compound Helicopter
$5,000,000 Former Rep. Mike Castle (R-DE)
Former Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE)
Essington, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Low Cost, Expendable, Fiber Optic Sensor Array
$5,000,000 Former Rep. Jack Murtha (D-PA) Calabasas, California
View earmark details 2008 Flight 93 National Memorial
$4,922,000 President *
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)
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