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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in North Carolina

* Earmarks requested by the president are not included in the member and state rankings to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 No Total Amount
Congressional earmarks 644 $722,443,480
All earmarks 801* $3,418,476,480*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Building Materials Reclamation Program
(Energy and Water)
$492,000 Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
North Carolina
View earmark details 2010 Burlington-Alamance County Regional Airport runway and taxiway project, NC
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,000,000 Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC) Burlington, North Carolina
View earmark details 2009 Burlington-Alamance County Regional Airport, Runway Improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$855,000 Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
North Carolina
View earmark details 2008 Burlington-Alamance County Regional Airport, runway taxiway extension
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$980,000 Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
North Carolina
View earmark details 2009 Bus Improvements, Durham, NC
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$475,000 Rep. David Price (D-NC) Durham, North Carolina Durham County, N.C.
View earmark details 2009 Bus Replacement for Asheville Transit System
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$237,500 Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) Asheville, North Carolina Asheville (N.C.) Transit System
View earmark details 2008 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute for curriculum development
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC)
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)
Hudson, North Carolina Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (N.C.)
View earmark details 2008 Caldwell County Sheriff's Department
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$352,500 Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) Caldwell, North Carolina Caldwell County (N.C.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2010 Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC for an initiative at its School of Pharmacy to train underrepresented pharmacists
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$300,000 Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-NC) Buies Creek, North Carolina Campbell University
View earmark details 2008 Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC for its Advancement for Underrepresented Minority Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists Program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$307,000 Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-NC) Bules Creek, North Carolina Campbell University
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