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

by Foreign Policy Journal on 02/02/2016

Lobbying World

by The Hill on 01/26/2016

For one day only, the Senate’s a matriarchy

by Roll Call on 01/26/2016

The wait is over for ex-lawmakers ready to lobby

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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Washington

* 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 839 $1,267,870,639
All earmarks 998* $3,634,851,333*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Seattle Pacific Highway South Bus Rapid Transit, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 President *
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Seattle, Washington
View earmark details 2010 Washington State Meth Initiative
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$0 Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) Tacoma, Washington Washington State Methamphetamine Initiative
View earmark details 2010 Bennington Lake Diversion Dam, WA
(Energy and Water)
$0 President (solo) * Bennington Lake, Washington
View earmark details 2010 Carpenter Creek, WA
(Energy and Water)
$0 President (solo) * Carpenter Creek, Washington
View earmark details 2010 Potato Research, ID, OR, WA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$0 Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA)
Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
Oregon; Washington
View earmark details 2010 Potato research, Oregon State University, University of Idaho, Washington State University, University of Maine
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$0 Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID)
Maine; Oregon; Washington Oregon State University; University of Idaho (Moscow); University of Maine (Orono); Washington State University
View earmark details 2010 Whitcomb Flats, WA
(Energy and Water)
$0 President (solo) * Washington
View earmark details 2010 Pacific Highway South BRT, King County, WA
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$6,815 President *
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
King County, Washington
View earmark details 2009 Skagit County Interlocal Drug Enforcement Unit
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$25,000 Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) Mount Vernon, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Neah Bay
(Energy and Water)
$31,000 No sponsor indicated Washington
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