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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

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by USA Today on 07/20/2015

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

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Rare Blood Program
(Defense)
$0 Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA)
Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA)
Seattle, Washington Puget Sound Blood Center
View earmark details 2008 Readiness Center
(Military Construction)
$152,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA)
Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)
Tacoma, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Regional Molecular Genotyping
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$249,000 Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA)
Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
...more
Pullman, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Relocate Navy Cargo Handling Facilities Battalion 5
(Military Construction)
$7,333,000 President (solo) * Fort Lewis, Washington U.S. Navy
View earmark details 2008 Research Infrastructure for the Applied Physics Laboratory
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA)
Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
...more
Seattle, Washington University of Washington (Seattle)
View earmark details 2008 Salishan HOPE VI Redevelopment Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,470,000 Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) Tacoma, Washington
View earmark details 2008 SEATAC ASDE-X Relocation and Upgrade
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$4,900,000 Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) Seattle, Washington
View earmark details 2008 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$1,436,000 Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA)
Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA)
...more
Seattle, Washington Seattle (Wash.) Cancer Care Alliance
View earmark details 2008 Seattle Harbor
(Energy and Water)
$52,000 No sponsor indicated Washington
View earmark details 2008 Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee, Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall, for construction
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) Seattle, Washington Seattle (Wash.) Nisei Veterans Committee
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