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Dems plot fewer town halls while mulling Iran

by The Hill on 07/30/2015

Hudson Valley lawmakers traveling the globe

by Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal on 07/23/2015

MoveOn plans ‘mass mobilization’ to save Iran deal

by Washington Post on 07/23/2015

Voices: Time to reform congressional travel

by USA Today on 07/20/2015

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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in South 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 355 $509,590,462
All earmarks 414* $1,221,171,462*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(asc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Williamsburg County Courthouse
(Interior)
$171,000 Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) South Carolina
View earmark details 2008 National Wild Turkey Federation
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$173,000 Rep. Marion Berry (D-AR)
Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA)
Rep. Allen Boyd (D-FL)
...more
South Carolina National Wild Turkey Federation
View earmark details 2009 ISSC vibrio vulnificus education
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$174,000 Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-LA)
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL)
...more
Columbia, South Carolina
View earmark details 2010 ISSC vibrio vulnificus education
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$174,000 Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-LA)
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)
South Carolina
View earmark details 2009 Winnsboro Historic Clock Building
(Interior)
$175,000 Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) South Carolina
View earmark details 2010 Fairfield County Airport Runway and Taxiway Rehabilitation.SC
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$175,000 Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) Fairfield County, South Carolina
View earmark details 2008 South Carolina HIV/AIDS Council, for health outreach
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$177,000 Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) Columbia, South Carolina South Carolina HIV/AIDS Council
View earmark details 2008 Coastal and ocean navigation and hazards assistance, to provide a new capacity for access to assets for navigation and hazards assistance, University of South Carolina
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$188,000 Rep. Henry Brown (R-SC)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Columbia, South Carolina
View earmark details 2008 DIVA, Inc Domestic Violence Initiative
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$188,000 Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) Columbia, South Carolina
View earmark details 2008 University of South Carolina School of law, Columbia, SC, law clinic support
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$188,000 Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Columbia, South Carolina University of South Carolina School of Law
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