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Earmarks requested by Rep. Ron Paul

Data from Fiscal Year 2008 appropriations bills supplied by Taxpayers for Common Sense.

AmountEarmark DescriptionIntended Recipient
$17,221,000 for Houston Ship Channel
$15,730,000 for Houston - Galveston Navigation Channels
$3,750,000 for Galveston Causeway Bridge
$3,000,000 for Vanadium Safely Readiness Bear Metallurgical; Strategic Minerals Corporation; Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center; Metallurg Vanadium
$2,460,000 for Texas City Channel
$709,000 for Freeport Harbor
$439,000 for Lower Colorado River Basin
$294,000 for Victoria Bus Replacement
$146,000 for University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX for nursing programs
$98,000 for Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay
$97,000 for University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX for the Centralized Clinical Placement system, including purchase of equipment
$0 for Texas City Channel (50-Foot Project), TX

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